Boston Crème Cake
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.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 12
- 1 18.25-ounce box vanilla cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
- 1 3.9-ounce package instant French vanilla pudding mix plus ingredients for making pie filling
- 1 12-ounce package semisweet chocolate morsels
- ½ cup heavy whipping cream
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.
Lay cooled cake layers on a clean, flat surface. Mark the middle of the cake layer with toothpicks. With toothpicks as your guide, slice layer horizontally, using a few slow, even strokes of a serrated knife. Carefully remove top layer to a clean, flat surface. Repeat this process with the second layer to create four layers total. 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.