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All-Chocolate Boston Cream Pie

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"Chocolate cake is filled with cocoa cream and coated with Satiny Chocolate Glaze."
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Ingredients

servings 509 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour one 9-inch round baking pan.
  2. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa and baking soda in large bowl. Add butter, milk, egg and vanilla. Beat on low speed of mixer until all ingredients are moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare Chocolate Filling. Cut cake into two thin layers. Place one layer on serving plate; spread filling over layer. Top with remaining layer.
  4. Prepare Satiny Chocolate Glaze. Pour onto top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down sides. Refrigerate until serving time. Cover; refrigerate leftover cake. 8 servings.
  5. Chocolate Filling: Stir together sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in medium bowl; gradually stir in light cream. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and begins to boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Press plastic wrap directly onto surface. Cool completely.
  6. Satiny Chocolate Glaze: Heat water, butter and corn syrup in small saucepan to boiling. Remove from heat; immediately stir in cocoa. With whisk, gradually beat in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth; cool slightly.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 509 calories; 22.3 g fat; 72.5 g carbohydrates; 6.2 g protein; 86 mg cholesterol; 202 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a simple very easy to use recipe. I used a piece of sewing thread to cut my cake. Just get enough thread to go around the cake, and long enough to grab at the ends, make sure it's in the...

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Baking is my specialty and I've made ALOT of from-scratch cakes....I followed this recipe exactly and didn't think it was that great. The cake and filling were both bland, bland, bland. The tex...

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This is a simple very easy to use recipe. I used a piece of sewing thread to cut my cake. Just get enough thread to go around the cake, and long enough to grab at the ends, make sure it's in the...

Baking is my specialty and I've made ALOT of from-scratch cakes....I followed this recipe exactly and didn't think it was that great. The cake and filling were both bland, bland, bland. The tex...

I used a piece of parchment paper for the bottom of the pan and the cake came out perfectly. The cake sliced in half beautifully as I used a piece of dental floss that another reviewer suggested...

It tasted VERY good. I followed the directions exactly. My only complaint is that the cake cracked on top during baking. It is chocolatey (like milk chocolate), but does not have a STRONG cho...

Awesome cake. Didn't look the greatest as my attempt at slicing wasn't the best but a chocolate lover's dream that's for sure. Went fast.

Served this dessert to a party of six and both couples contacted me later for the recipe. We realy enjoyed it. NOTE: I had a sticking issue with the cake, so I improvised and called it a Bos...

Outstanding cake. I only had an 8-inch cake pan so I had to lower the temp and cook it 10 min longer. Best chocolate cake ever!

Outstanding!!! One of the best desserts ever!

Yum! Just know..this is a cake...not a pie. Very delicious.