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Chocolate-Chocolate Boston Cream Pie recipe

Traditionally made with yellow sponge cake,this Boston Cream Pie chocolate through and through! (Yes, thefamous ‘pie’ is actually a cake!)

Recipe: Chocolate-ChocolateBoston Cream Pie

Cake:1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup milk
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Chocolate Filling:1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups light cream
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Chocolate Glaze:2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon corn syrup
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Greaseand flour a 9-inch round baking pan.
  • For Cake: In a large bowl, stir togetherflour, sugar, cocoa and baking soda. Add butter, milk, egg andvanilla. Beat on low speed of mixer until all ingredients aremoistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter into preparedpan.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until woodenpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; removefrom pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • For Chocolate Filling. In medium saucepan,stir together sugar, cocoa and cornstarch; gradually stir inlight cream. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, untilmixture thickens and begins to boil. Boil 1 minute, stirringconstantly; remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pressplastic wrap directly onto surface. Cool completely.
  • Cut cake into two thin layers. Place onelayer on serving plate; spread filling over layer. Top with remaininglayer.
  • For Chocolate Glaze: In a small saucepan,heat water, butter and corn syrup to boiling. Remove from heat;immediately stir in cocoa. With whisk, gradually beat in powderedsugar and vanilla until smooth; cool slightly.
  • Pour onto top of cake, allowing some todrizzle down sides. Refrigerate until serving time. Refrigerateleftover cake.

    Makes 8 servings.

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    Butter, milk, whipping cream, sugar, and cornstarch are cooked until thick and creamy in a double boiler and poured into a waiting crust. Five minutes in a hot oven sets the filling, and then you ve got a wonderful pie.

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