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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