How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease a 9 inch cake pan
  • Line with wax paper.
  • Beat together egg yolks and vanilla at medium speed. until blended.
  • Bean in half of the sugar until very thick and pale.
  • Using clean, dry beaters, beat together eggs whites and sale at medium speed until very soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in remaining sugar until stiff, but not dry, peaks form.
  • Fold yolk mixture into egg whites. Sift flour over mixture; fold in gently.Do not over mix.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake cake til top springs back when touched, 25 minutes.
  • Loosen cake.
  • Invert onto wire rack.
  • Remove from pan, leaving paper on cake.
  • Turn cake upright and cool.
  • Prepare filling in sauce pan.
  • Mix sugar and flour.
  • Gradually wisk in milk, then egg yolks, vanilla and salt.
  • Bring to boil over medium heat:boil one minute, whisking constantly.
  • Strain through a fine sieve into bowl.
  • Press plastic wrap on surface. Chill 30 minutes
  • Using serrated knife, cut cake horizontally in half.
  • Carefully remove wax paper.
  • Place bottom layer on cake.
  • Spread with filling.
  • Place top on.
  • Prepare glaze in a sauce pan, bring sugar, syrup, and wtehr to a boil over low heat.
  • Stir constantly til sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat
  • Add chocolate pieces and let stand one minute.
  • Whisk til smooth.
  • Slowly pour glaze over cake, allowing it to drip down the sides.
  • Let stand til glaze sets.
  • Keep in refrigerator.-

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    " It was excellent "
    2302817 ate it and said...
    I've been looking for a boston cream pie recipe for a long time and am glad i stopped by in your page. thanks for posting. high 5 from me.
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  • canzi 10 years ago
    Oops! I posted my comment in Alterations. I got too excited.
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    " It was excellent "
    laurakaay ate it and said...
    Oh holy crap! You've gone and posted my very favorite, must have when I'm down and out and havin' a bad day dessert!!! Well, that does it, now I'm havin' a bad day...:SIGH: I guess I'm gonna have to bake this cake just to lift my spirits!!! hahahaha lmao I crack myself up, thanks for posting a great recipe!!!! ~Laura ;D
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  • wynnebaer 10 years ago
    One of my hubby's favorites too...And I've never made one for him.
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    " It was excellent "
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