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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The ultimate cookie-brownie upgrade, whoopie pies are like little mini cake sandwiches that you can hold – and gobble down – single-handedly. Which leaves the other hand open to grab another one!

Soft, sweet, and sumptuous, it’s not difficult to figure out how they earned the name they so richly deserve!

Whoopie pies are so easy to make and incredibly delicious, jammed together with a delectable filling.

This recipe fuses a chewy cocoa sponge and sticky creamy fluffiness in every mouthful. So if they do happen to get a little messy, absolutely no one on earth will ever stop to care.

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

  • Servings: 10
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

    Cake Halves

  • 100g softened butter
  • 175g muscovado sugar
  • 35g best cocoa powder you can get
  • 300g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 egg
  • pinch of salt
  • 100 to 130g milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Filling

  • 200g cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

    Preparing the Cake Halves

  1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C
  2. Lightly grease or spray 2 baking sheets
  3. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until smooth 3 – 4 minutes
  4. Beat in the egg
  5. Add the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and a pinch of salt
  6. Add the milk and beat until smooth
  7. Using a small ice cream scoop place 20 scoops onto the two baking sheets, leaving about 4 cm between them
  8. Bake for approx 12 to 15 minutes, or until firm to the touch
  9. Let the cakes cool for about 5 minutes on the baking sheet
  10. Transfer to a cooling rack
  11. Once the pies are completely cool, frost the flat side of the pie and top with another pie flat side down
  12. They will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for approximately 3 days
  13. Preparing the Filling

  14. Beat the cream cheese until smooth
  15. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat until fully combined and smooth
  16. Alternatively, you could use bottled marshmallow fluff for the filling too
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04/11/2021 02:21 am GMT

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