Boston Cream Pie

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour,baking powder and
salt into a bowl and set aside. In another bowl cream butter
and sugar until smooth and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla
extract and beat them in. Add milk,alternating with flour mixture
and beat for 2-3 minutes until the batter is uniform. Pour batter
into two 9 inch greased cake pans. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until
a tooth pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
For The Vanilla Custard

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
Directions
Mix sugar,cornstarch and salt together in a sauce pan. Place the pan
over medium heat and gradually add milk,cooking and stirring with
a whisk for 3- 4 minutes or until the mixture is thick. Gradually add
about a cup of hot mixture to beaten eggs. Return mixture to the pan.
Cook for about 2 minutes at low heat,do not let the mixture to boil.
Remove from heat and add butter. Let mixture cool completely ,
when cold stir in vanilla extract. Place one of the cake layers on a
cake plate,top with custard and then the other cake layer.Drizzle
chocolate ganache over the cake and gently spread on top.

Comments

  1. Wow looks so delicious Vrinda! I loved the custard filling and the ganache topping. Once I had a dessert filled with vanilla custard at a friend's house but I forgot to ask the name! But I loved it so much. Ithu adipoli :)

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  2. Looks so delicious! First time I tasted this pie was in a Yoplait flavored yogurt! Ive been wanting to make this at home since then! thanks....Will let you know how it turned out..

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  3. Awesome recipe, fantastic photo! Drool worthy!

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  4. Ha,what a treat..simply great..I just finished with a pund cake..and this one makes me crazy..Looks perfect and professional !!

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  5. looking so rich and moist!!!

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  6. OMG! must be so delish, It looks super perfect and yumm.

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  7. Vrindha..Cake looks yumm with double treat..Vanilla custard and choc ganache topping..Mouth watering!!

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  8. u r just too good Vrinda....d pie looks awesome...

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  9. Looks awesome as usual...

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  10. That looks amazing Vrinda. Totally tempting.

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  11. OMG.. looks soo yummy and soft... very delicious recipe.. wonderful click!!.. thanks for sharing!

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  12. Vrinda....this is awesome.................
    icing is really tempting... :)

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  13. OMG .Very delicicous ..Lovely pie.lovely name ...Why it is called Boston cream pie ?

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  14. Nice qustion Mangala,i know it doesn't look like normal pie..It was first made at Boston's parker House Hotel and that time they made it on pie tins,thats how it got the famouus name Boston Cream Pie..

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  15. Wow...that looks absolutely delicious :)

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  16. Please,please-can I have some of this.It's just too tempting :)

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  17. What a delicious treat this is! The custard looks so creamy and the cake moist and dense. Beautiful!

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  18. Fabulous vrinda! love the custard and cake looks fluffy and moist, perfectly baked dear!

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  19. vrinda,whts the qty in grms when u say 1cup?

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  20. Looks really delicious..Wow!!

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  22. Thats a gorgeous picture!! Looks perfect and so tempting!!

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  23. Lovely Vrinda!!!Never heard of something like this!!
    Truly tempting!!
    Drop in sometime

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  24. I have never made Boston Cream Pie. Sounds easy and delicious!

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  25. Looks so wonderful and delicious.Drool worthy pic.

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  26. Looks so yummy and wonderful dear..your are great baking specialist.. wish to have that plate

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  27. wow its just awesome like custard filling looks so yum yum.

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  28. I love Boston Cream pie. I think they are a LOT of work but soooo very good. Yours looks fabulous!

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  29. Hey Thanks for the Answer Vrinda .Nice one !!

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