Boston Cream Cupcakes Recipe

Looking for a great Father’s Day treat? Look no further because these Boston Cream Cupcakes are perfection! Soft yellow cake cupcakes filled with homemade custard and topped with chocolate ganache.


For Cream Filling:
1 cup of milk
⅔ cup of heavy cream
½ cup granulated sugar
Pinch of salt
4 large egg yolks
3 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter
1½ teaspoons vanilla extract

For Cupcakes:
¾ cup butter, softened
3 eggs
2½ cups flour
2½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1½ cups sugar
1½ tsp vanilla
1¼ cups milk

For Ganache Frosting:
6 ounces semisweet chocolate
¾ cup heavy cream, boiling


*Make the cream filling FIRST:

  1. Whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until completely combined
  2. Add flour, whisk very well and set aside while heating the milk
  3. Heat milk, heavy cream, butter and salt until simmering
  4. Slowly add the heated milk mixture into the egg yolk mixture stirring constantly. Whisk well slowly
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