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!

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.

Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies | Cooking Clue | The Eater's Manifesto

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Whoopie pies are so easy to make and incredibly delicious, jammed together with a delectable filling.
Servings 10
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients
 
 

Cake halves

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

Filling

  • 200 g cream cheese at room temperature
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

Preparing the cake halves

  • Preheat oven to 175 °C
  • Lightly grease or spray 2 baking sheets
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until smooth 3 – 4 minutes
  • Beat in the egg
  • Add the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and a pinch of salt
  • Add the milk and beat until smooth
  • Using a small ice cream scoop place 20 scoops onto the two baking sheets, leaving about 4 cm between them
  • Bake for approx 12 to 15 minutes, or until firm to the touch
  • Let the cakes cool for about 5 minutes on the baking sheet
  • Transfer to a cooling rack
  • Once the pies are completely cool, frost the flat side of the pie and top with another pie flat side down
  • They will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for approximately 3 days

Preparing the filling

  • Beat the cream cheese until smooth
  • Add the sugar and vanilla and beat until fully combined and smooth

Notes

Alternatively, you could use bottled marshmallow fluff for the filling too.
Course: Baking, Sweets and Desserts
Keyword: baking, desserts, sweets, whoopie, whoopie pie
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12/07/2022 05:32 pm GMT

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