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Boston Cream Pie

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A quick and easy dessert, the Boston Cream Pie. A delicious treat for the entire family. Surprise your family for dinner tonight.
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 7 1⁄4 Cup (116 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioner' s sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift 1 cup flour, baking powder and half the salt together.
Separate 2 eggs; beat egg whites until stiff.
Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored, beating in 1 cup sugar.
Fold in flour mixture and egg whites.
Heat 1/2 cup milk; melt butter in milk.
Cool slightly; beat into batter.
Turn batter into greased and floured 8-inch layer pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool cake; split in half, making 2 layers.
Mix cornstarch and remaining flour, sugar and salt in top of double boiler.
Scald remaining milk; stir into cornstarch mixture.
Cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes or until thick and smooth.
Beat remaining egg lightly; beat in small amount of hot custard.
Return to pan; cook, stirring, for 2 min- utes longer.
Add vanilla; cool.
Spread custard between cake layers; sift confectioners' sugar over top of cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Servings: 
6

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