Boston Cream Cupcakes

14
Megan Conner

By
@enviedindulgence

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 19 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 24 cupcakes
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • SPONGE CAKE

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

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

  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 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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