Grandma's Boston Cream Pie Recipe: Cake, Pudding, Chocolate (That's All You Need to Know) by Donna John
Boston cream pie was a staple at my grandma and grandpa’s house. Why? Because my grandma could make this cake recipe fairly quickly to feed whoever came over on Sundays – and it tasted like she worked for hours on it.
Fun fact: Boston cream pie is the official dessert of Massachusetts, and it was declared in December of 1996.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 to 35 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 cake
- 1 yellow cake mix, baked per packages directions for a round cake and cut in half
- 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding
- 1 cup milk
- 1 1/2 cups Cool Whip
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 square unsweetened chocolate
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons milk
Here’s how to make it:
- Whisk the pudding mix and milk together until thickened, about 2 minutes. Fold in Cool Whip and vanilla.
- Place one half of the cake on serving platter. Spread on the pudding filling. Top with the other half of the cake.
- Put the butter and chocolate into a microwave-safe bowl and cook on high for 1 minute until melted. Add the sugar and milk. Stir to form a glaze. Spread over the cake. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
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