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Favourite Boston Cream Pie


This pie is super delicious and it is always a big hit at our family gathering dinner.













Low Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


cup vegetable shortening
cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
x salt
½ cup milk
½ teaspoon liquid butter flavoring
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Cream filling
½ cup sugar
¼ cup cornstarch
¼ teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
4 each egg yolks
slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 recipe chocolate frosting
for glaze


Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

Stir in butter flavoring and vanilla.

Pour batter into a greased and floured 9-inch round cakepan.

Bake at 325 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely.

Split cake layer in half horizontally to make 2 layers.

Spread cream filling between layers; spread chocolate glaze over top.

Refrigerate until firm.

Filling: Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan.

Add milk and egg yolks; stir with a wire whisk until blended.

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.

Boil, stirring constantly, until thickened (about 1 minute).


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 94g (3.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17813% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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