Whoopie Pies


I’m sure that not everyone knows what whoopies are. They look like an oreo but that’s the only similarity. They’re actually an American treat which consists of two soft cookies with a creamy filling or a frosting sandwiched between them.

Yummy and cute treat for house parties!

Ingredients – frosting 

125g room temperature butter

165g cream cheese (like Philadelphia)

335g icing sugar


In a large bowl combine all the ingredients – using a hand mixer mix until smooth. Frosting has to be thick, refrigerate if necessary.


Ingredients – cakes

41g butter

65g brown sugar

30g eggs

116g flour

1 tsp soda

15g cacao powder

85g buttermilk

pinch of salt


1.Preheat the oven to 210ºC.

2.In a large bowl combine sugar, eggs, flour, cacao powder, salt and soda – whisk for a few minutes and add butter. When it combines, add buttermilk and beat until smooth.

3.Transfer the dough to a pastry bag and pipe small circles into baking sheet about 5cm apart.

4.Bake for 8 – 10 min. Cool completely before filling.

5.Spoon frosting into a pastry bag. Pipe a dollop over flat side of one cookie. Top with the second cookie – flat side down. Refrigerate 30 min before serving.



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