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.

34 Comments:

Pooja said...

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 :)

Priya said...

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..

finsmom said...

Awesome recipe, fantastic photo! Drool worthy!

Ann said...

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

ARUNA said...

looking so rich and moist!!!

Chow and Chatter said...

perfect slice of cake

Ann said...

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

Springbird said...

yummy!

Ramya said...

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

Sailaja said...

lovely filling...

Aysha said...

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

sangi said...

Looks awesome as usual...

Madhuram said...

That looks amazing Vrinda. Totally tempting.

Hari Chandana said...

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

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

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

Mangala Bhat said...

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

Vrinda said...

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..

Gita said...

Wow...that looks absolutely delicious :)

Sweta said...

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

Reeni♥ said...

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

Parita said...

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

Nadia said...

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

Bergamot said...

Looks really delicious..Wow!!

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kittymatti said...

u are just so talented!:)

RAKS KITCHEN said...

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

CHAITRA said...

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

Barbara Bakes said...

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

Kalaivani said...

Looks so wonderful and delicious.Drool worthy pic.

Pavithra said...

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

rekhas kitchen said...

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

Katy ~ said...

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

Mangala Bhat said...

Hey Thanks for the Answer Vrinda .Nice one !!

Angie's Recipes said...

Love that gooey custard.
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