Bostini Cream Pie

Enjoy this rich traditional dessert made with a wonderful combination of cake, cream and chocolate glaze.

Bostini Cream Pie

ingredients
  • 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 6 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 2/3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg yolks (~2 yolks)
  • 6 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 3/4 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup egg whites (~8 eggs)
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
directions
  1. Mix the cake flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add the oil, egg yolks, orange juice, zest and vanilla and stir until smooth.
  3. Beat the egg whites in a bowl until they form soft peaks.
  4. Fold the egg whites into the batter.
  5. Spray the cooking dish(s) with nonstick cooking spray and fill with the batter.
  6. Bake in a preheated 325F/170C oven until the cake bounces back when pressed lightly with a finger, about 25 minutes.

Custard

ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 whole egg (beaten)
  • 4 egg yolks (beaten)
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sugar
directions
  1. Mix the milk and cornstarch in a bowl until smooth.
  2. Mix in the egg and yolks and beat until smooth.
  3. Mix the cream, vanilla and sugar in a sauce pan and carefully bring to a boil.
  4. When it just comes to a bowl ladle about 1/4 cup into the egg mixture and quickly whisk to temper the eggs.
  5. Mix the egg mixture into the sauce pan and cook until it is thick enough to cover the back of a spoon while stirring constantly.
  6. Strain the mixture and refrigerate to chill.

Chocolate Glaze

ingredients
  • 3 ounces butter
  • 3 ounces semi or bitter sweet chocolate
directions
  1. Melt the butter in a sauce pan.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate to melt.

Source : allrecipes.Com

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