Boston Cream Pie With Shiny Chocolate Glaze Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Unsalted butter175 Gram, softened
 Golden caster sugar175 Gram
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Eggs3
 Self raising flour175 Gram
For cream filling
 Milk100 Milliliter
 Cream142 Milliliter
 Egg1
 Caster sugar25 Gram
 Flour2 Tablespoon
For shiny chocolate glaze
 Dark chocolate250
 Butter50 Gram, cut into cubes

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree C
2. Line with grease proof paper and grease an 18cm loose-based cake tin.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, heat the milk and cream to scalding point.
4. In a bowl, mix the egg, sugar and flour.
5. Pour in the milk a little at a time, whisking continuously until there are no lumps.
6. Pour batter back into saucepan and stir continuously over a medium flame until thick.
7. Stir in the vanilla.
8. Cover the pan with cling film and place in the refrigerator to chill.
9. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the cake ingredients.
10. Beat using an electric hand beater or wire whisk into a smooth batter.
11. Pour batter into prepared cake tin and spread evenly.
12. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until well risen and springy to touch.
13. Remove from oven and cool in tin for 5 minutes before inverting on a wire rack and peeling the lining paper. Cool completely
14. Slice cake horizontally into half by standing on a cake stand and using a bread knife.

FINALIZING
15. Sandwich the cake halves together with the cream
16. Make the icing by melting the chocolate in 125ml water until the mixture is smooth, beat in the butter.
17. Place the cake on a pastry stand or on serving platter.
18. Pour the chocolate glaze on top and let it run down the sides.
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