Gluten-Free Boston Cream Pie
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
Delicious custard filling and chocolate glaze make this a decadent dessert.
Cake Ingredients:
  • ½ cup white rice flour
  • ½ cup tapioca flour
  • ¼ cup potato starch
  • ½ teaspoon guar gum
  • 1½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons gf vanilla
  • 2 egg whites
Cream Filling:
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1½ cups milk
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons gf vanilla
Chocolate Icing:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • ¼ cup+ water (or milk)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1¼ - 1½ cups powdered sugar
Cake Directions:
  1. In a large bowl combine white rice flour, tapioca flour, potato starch, guar gum, and sugar.
  2. Separate the eggs. Reserve the egg yolks for making the cream.
  3. Beat the egg whites with a fork.
  4. Add milk and melted butter.
  5. Add the liquids to the flour mixture and beat for 2 –3 minutes on high.
  6. Pour batter into a greased 9 inch cake pan. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.
  7. While the cake is baking, make the cream.
Cream Directions:
  1. Place the egg yolks, milk, sugar, and gf vanilla in a medium sauce pan.
  2. Cook over a medium-high flame stirring constantly. Once the mixture befins to boil, lower temperature and simmer for a minute or until it reaches the desired consistency.
  3. Place the cream and the cake in the refrigerator to cool for up to 2 hours.
  4. Once both the cake and cream are cooled, make the chocolate icing.
Chocolate Icing Directions:
  1. Melt the butter and unsweetened chocolate.
  2. Add water, vanilla, and powdered sugar and blend on high until the icing reaches the desired consistency. Add more water or powdered sugar if necessary.
Assembling the Boston Cream Pie:
  1. Cut cake in half using a bread knife.
  2. Spread cream on bottom portion of cake. Place top piece of cake on top of cream.
  3. Drizzle icing over the top.
  4. Keep refrigerated until you are ready to serve.
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