Official Dessert

I was surprised to find that the state of Ohio (where I live) does not have an official dessert. Come on. What about Chocolate Buckeyes??

It is not difficult to guess what the official dessert is for the state of Massachusetts.

Boston Cream Pie Minis

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I like these little versions of the pie so much better!

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Not tough to make either.

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Make cupcakes from the cake mix and cut them in half.

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Put a layer of vanilla pudding in the middle.

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And top with a chocolate ganache.

Boston Cream Pie Minis

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 1 hr 43 min | Servings: 24 servings


1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1 cup cold milk
1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
4 squares BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate


1. HEAT oven to 350ºF.

2. PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool completely.

3. BEAT pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 min. Let stand 5 min. Meanwhile, use serrated knife to cut cupcakes horizontally in half. Whisk 1/2 cup COOL WHIP into pudding; spoon onto bottom halves of cupcakes, using about 1 Tbsp. for each. Cover with cupcake tops.

4. MICROWAVE remaining COOL WHIP and chocolate in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after 1 min. Stir until well blended. Let stand 15 min.; spread onto cupcakes. Refrigerate 15 min.


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Categories: Baking, Chocolate, Dessert, kosher, Recipes, Vegetarian

Author:The Ranting Chef

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2 Comments on “Official Dessert”

  1. March 19, 2016 at 12:34 pm #

    What a great idea! Thanks for sharing it.



  2. March 19, 2016 at 3:55 pm #

    These look amazing! Really Ohio doesn’t have a dessert?! (I’m in NKY. May as well be OH lol)


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