Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes


These Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes are to die for! A moist vanilla cupcake, pastry cream filling and beautiful chocolate ganache topping make this one tasty cupcake you will definitely want to sink your teeth into.

These Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes are to die for! A moist vanilla cupcake, pastry cream filling and beautiful chocolate ganache topping make this one tasty cupcake you will definitely want to sink your teeth into.

INGREDIENTS
  • VANILLA CUPCAKES
  • 6 tbsp (84g), unsalted butter, room temperature (I use Challenge Butter)
  • 3/4 cups (155g) sugar
  • 6 tbsp (86g) sour cream, room temperature
  • 2 tsp (10ml) vanilla extract
  • 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups (163g) all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (8g) baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp (90ml) milk, room temperature
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) water, room temperature
  • PASTRY CREAM FILLING
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 tbsp (78g) sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp (270ml) milk
  • 1 tbsp (14g) salted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • CHOCOLATE GANACHE
  • 12 oz (338g) semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp (210ml) heavy whipping cream

INSTRUCTIONS
  1.  Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C) and prepare a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2.  In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light in color and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Do not skimp on the amount of creaming time
  3.  Add sour cream and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.