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Boston Creme Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bessie Goin Evans
Added: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:

1/2 c. milk
1 c. sifted flour
1 t. baking powder
1 c. sugar
1 T. shortening
1/2 t. salt
2 eggs, well-beaten
1 t. vanilla

Custard Creme Filling:

1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. flour
1/4 t. salt
2 c. milk
2 T. butter
2 eggs or 4 egg yolks, well-beaten
1 1/2 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:

Add shortening to milk and heat over hot water. Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Beat eggs until thick and light. Beat in sugar. Gradually fold in flour mixture and blend thoroughly. Pour batter in 9-inch cake pan and bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Split cake while still warm and add cream filling.

Custard Creme Filling:

Mix sugar, flour and salt in the top of a double boiler. Add milk slowly to make a smooth mixture. Stir and cook over hot water until thick. Cover and cook 10 minutes. Add butter and well beaten eggs, mixing quickly. Cook one minute later. Cool and add flavoring. Spread custard on cake and cover with frosting or whipped cream.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my favorite dessert growing up. My mother always frosted it with homemade chocolate frosting.

Louise Evans Roach

 

 

 

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