Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Mr. Gracious talks endlessly well-nigh his dearest for Boston Cream doughnuts. I mean, seriously, the human loves his doughnuts.  I was curious to run across if he’d experience the same means well-nigh Boston Cream Pie, in addition to beingness to a greater extent than of a cupcake person, I made some Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes.

Let me say you, these were a huge hit, non merely amongst Mr. Gracious, but amongst the whole family!  These volition definitely move a regular inwards our dessert rotation.  I volition acknowledge that these Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes are a fiddling fourth dimension consuming to make, but they are in addition to therefore worth it.

My Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes are a combination of delightful sponge cake, filled amongst creamy pastry filling, in addition to topped amongst a wonderful (and easy) chocolate ganache.  The ganache recipe is the same i I piece of job for my Raspberry Ganache Thumbprints, except without using the raspberry preserves.


  • For the Cake
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1 loving cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 loving cup buttermilk
  • For the filling
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 loving cup sugar
  • 1/3 loving cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • For the Ganache
  • Use the Ganache recipe hither omitting the raspberry preserves.


  1. For the cake:
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter in addition to sugar.
  3. Add vanilla in addition to shell again.
  4. Add eggs, i at a time, beating good later each addition.
  5. Mix together flour, baking pulverization in addition to tabular array salt inwards a split upwards bowl.
  6. Alternate adding flour mixture in addition to buttermilk to the creamed mixture inwards three batches, offset in addition to ending amongst the dry out ingredients. Beat later each addition, merely until combined.
  7. Line a lightly greased muffin pan amongst cupcake liners in addition to fill upwards each liner 3/4 of the means full.
  8. Bake inwards a 350° oven for 18-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool completely
  10. For the Filling:
  11. In a medium bowl, shell egg yolks well.
  12. Gradually stir inwards milk until good blended.
  13. In a large, heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, mix together sugar, cornstarch, in addition to salt.
  14. Gradually add together inwards milk mixture, stirring good to foreclose lumps.
  15. Continue cooking over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until mixture reaches a depression boil (about xx minutes).
  16. Allow to boil, yet stirring for 1 MINUTE. Then similar a shot withdraw from heat.
  17. Set pot inwards a large bowl of H2O ice water, yet stirring.
  18. When mixture has cooled a bit, stir inwards vanilla.
  19. Place a slice of plastic wind straight on filling to foreclose a pare from forming in addition to house inwards fridge until laid upwards to use.
  20. To get together the cupcakes:
  21. When the cupcakes are cooled completely, transfer pastry cream filling to a pipage handbag amongst filling tip attached.
  22. Fill each cupcake amongst pastry cream in addition to laid aside.
  23. Prepare the Ganache frosting using this recipe in addition to omitting the raspberry preserves.
  24. Dip each cupcake into the finished Ganache.
  25. Allow thirty minutes to an hr for the ganache to set.

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