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Boston Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Small, slightly beaten
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven moderate to 350°.

MAKING
2. In a mixing bowl sieve dry ingredients together.
3. Mix shortening, milk, vanilla and almond extract
4. In a mixer beat the mixture for 2 minutes. Alternately beat with 300 strokes by hand.
5. Mix egg and beat for 2 minutes with mixer.
6. Grease two 8" or 9" round layer pans.
7. Pour the mixture into it.
8. Bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes. This would make 2 layers.
9. Use one layer to make Boston Cream Pie. Freeze the other.
10. Divide the cooled cake layer across.
11. Spread Custard Cream Filling over the lower half.
12. Cover with top half.
13. To prepare Custard Cream Filling, in a bowl mix milk to mixture of sugar, cornstarch and salt.
14. Stir and cook slowly, until thick for about 10 to 15 minutes.
15. Add about 1/2 cup hot mixture to eggs and blend well.
16. Combine both mixtures and cook stirring for about 3 minutes.
17. Take off from heat.
18. Mix butter and vanilla.
19. Let it cool.

SERVING
20. spread with Icing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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