Boston Crème Cake

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Creamy custard-like filling and extra sweet chocolate topping recall the flavor of Boston cream pie. This easy-to-bake cake is sure to impress.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 35 minutesTotal: 3 hours

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) vanilla cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 package (3.9 oz.) instant French vanilla pudding mix plus ingredients for making pie filling
  • 1 package (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven according to cake mix instructions. Grease and flour two layer cake pans. Set aside.
  • Prepare cake batter and bake according to package instructions for a two-layer cake. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • As cake cools, prepare pudding mix according to directions for pie filling found on pudding package.
  • Spread pie filling evenly between the layers.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate morsels and heavy cream. Microwave for 1 minute. Remove from microwave and stir until smooth.
  • Pour chocolate over cake, spreading evenly with rubber spatula. Allow cake to cool for 2 hours in the refrigerator before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) vanilla cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 package (3.9 oz.) instant French vanilla pudding mix plus ingredients for making pie filling
  • 1 package (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven according to cake mix instructions. Grease and flour two layer cake pans. Set aside.
  • Prepare cake batter and bake according to package instructions for a two-layer cake. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • As cake cools, prepare pudding mix according to directions for pie filling found on pudding package.
  • Spread pie filling evenly between the layers.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate morsels and heavy cream. Microwave for 1 minute. Remove from microwave and stir until smooth.
  • Pour chocolate over cake, spreading evenly with rubber spatula. Allow cake to cool for 2 hours in the refrigerator before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories480
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium450mg
Total Carbohydrate66g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars47g
Protein6g