Boston Cream Cupcakes

Megan Conner


Sponge cake for cupcake filled with pastry cream and topped with a chocolate ganache icing. These are a wonderful guilty pleasure.

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These cupcakes are WONDERFUL! This recipe is done completely from scratch and you sure can taste the difference. These take a little time and TLC during preparation, but I think you'll find the effort is well worth it! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★☆ 19 votes

makes 24 cupcakes
25 Min
15 Min



  • 4 large
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    self rising flour

  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 8 oz
    baking chocolate, semi-sweet, chopped

  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 c
    whole milk (divided use)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted at room temp

How to Make Boston Cream Cupcakes

About Boston Cream Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Recipe For: The Best Cupcake
Hashtag: #Cupcakes

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