Boston Cream Pie Recipe

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  3. To make the cake layers: Place the egg whites in a medium size mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer until soft peaks form, then gradually add 1/2 cup of the sugar, beating until very stiff peaks form.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the four, the remaining 1 cup sugar, the baking powder and salt and mix well.
  5. Add the oil, 1/2 cup of the milk, and the vanilla and beat well, scraping the sides of the bowl from time to time.
  6. Add the remaining 1/2 cup milk and the egg yolks and beat well.
  7. Gently fold in the egg white with a rubber spatula.
  8. Divide the batter evenly between the two prepared pans and bake until cake tester comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  9. Let the cakes cool for about 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. To make the filling: Combine the sugar, flour and salt in a small heavy saucepan.
  11. Gradually add the milk and stir until well blended.
  12. Over medium heat, cook until the mixture thickenes and comes to a boil, stirring constantly.
  13. Very slowly, stir a little of the hot mixture into the beaten egg, then return the egg mixture to the pan and stir until the mixture boils.
  14. Remove from the heat, add the butter and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  15. Cover pan with waxed paper and let cool (do not stir).
  16. To make the glaze: Melt the chocolate and butter together in a small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly.
  17. Remove from the heat.
  18. Add the confectioners' sugar and vanilla and stir until the mixture is crumbly.
  19. Add 3 tablespoons of boiling water and blend well.
  20. Gradually add about 2 more teaspoons of boiling water and stir to form a glaze of pouring consistency.
  21. Keep the glaze hot over low heat.
  22. Spread the cream filling evenly between the two cake layers, then pour the hot glaze over the top, spreading it evenly over the top and letting it drizzle down the sides.
  23. Let the pie cool completely before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 681.43 Kcal (2853 kJ)
Calories from fat 163.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.11g 28%
Cholesterol 82.58mg 28%
Sodium 422.93mg 18%
Potassium 365.51mg 8%
Total Carbs 125.28g 42%
Sugars 92.76g 371%
Dietary Fiber 2.12g 8%
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 159.3mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 284.13 Kcal (1190 kJ)
Calories from fat 67.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.55g 28%
Cholesterol 34.43mg 28%
Sodium 176.34mg 18%
Potassium 152.4mg 8%
Total Carbs 52.24g 42%
Sugars 38.68g 371%
Dietary Fiber 0.89g 8%
Protein 3.75g 18%
Iron 0.4mg 6%
Calcium 66.4mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.7
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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