Recipe by Jackie
"Boston Cream Pie is really a cake consisting of 2 layers of yellow cake filled with pastry cream and topped with chocolate glaze. This recipe is easier than it looks and well worth the effort!"
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1 (1 ounce) square
butter or margarine
confectioners' sugar for dusting
I can only rate the filling and glaze.
I used a cake mix instead of the cake recipe. I cooked the cake in loaf pans instead of a round pan. I used the filling and chocolate glaze recipe. I doubled the chocolate glaze recipe and it covered the tops of the cakes and drizzled down the sides. It was enjoyed by all at Christmas dinner.
The cakes tasted like bisquik pancakes, the frosting was too rich for my taste, and the custard was very tedious to make. It ended up as a lovely cake with horrid taste that just wasn't worth the time.
Less of a review right now, and more of a question. 3 egg yolks are listed twice on the recipe ingredient list...are 3 yolks supposed to be incorporated into the batter? I made it without the three yolks, and it baked fine, and the cake tastes good, but it seems pale and a little dense. Would adding the 3 yolks make a positive difference?
I used 4 egg whites with 2 yolks. I replaced the filling with vanilla pudding which saved alot of time. And added a crust with 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter.
I would suggest using yellow cake mix, and a vanilla custard pudding and topping with the satiny chocolate glaze from this site. Much easier and very tasty!
I used a different cake recipe and this pastry cream recipe. Blah! Not thick enough by any means. It seeped out the side and ran all over the place. It was ugly, but tasted great.
Not bad, not bad at all. The glaze was a bit too runny, but thats easily adjustable. Will make it again,,,, when I have time and energy,,lol.
This recipe is awesome! I made this at my work, and it came out beautiful, and sold out right away! I have never even baked a cake from scratch before! Soooo easy!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Boston Cream Pie III
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 146
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