Easy Boston Cream Cupcakes

drizzling ganache on top of cupcake

5 from 2 reviews

One of the easiest way to make Boston Cream Cupcakes without using cake mix and it’s fool proof!




  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, prepare muffin pan by using cupcake liners or greasing the pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs what a time, beating after each addition. Set bowl aside.
  3. In another bowl mix together flour, baking powder, salt.
  4. Alternate adding flour mixture and butter, beating until well combined.
  5. Fill the batter 3/4 of the way full.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and cool completely.
  7. To make the filling, in a large bowl add the instant vanilla pudding and 3 cups of milk. Mix until it becomes custard like. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  8. To make the ganache, in a small bowl add the dark chocolate chips, heavy whipping cream and microwave for 1 minute. Add the light corn syrup and mix until the chocolate thickens.
  9. To assemble the cupcakes, cut the cool cupcakes in half, using a spoon add some of the filling to the bottom of the cupcake, then cover it, and then slowly drizzle the ganache.
  10. Best served immediately