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Homemade Soft and Fluffy Whoopie Pies

Whats whoopie? Whoopie pies are one of the softest and fudgiest chocolate cake sandwiches that melt in your mouth. So creamy, so sweet, and so good!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: whoopie pie
Servings: 12 pices
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Nata

Equipment

  • electric whisk
  • baking sheets
  • disposable pastry bag

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp apple vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt

For the Filling:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp whole milk

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl using an electric whisk cream together on medium-high speed ½ cup of soft unsalted butter with 1 cup of brown sugar and ½ cup of granulated sugar until combined.
  • Add 2 eggs ( one egg at a time) and beat well. Now lowering the speed blend in 1 cup of greek yogurt, ¼ cup of whole milk, and 2 tsp of vanilla extract. In a separate small cup combine 1tbsp of apple vinegar with 1 tsp of baking soda. Then gently incorporate it in the batter.
  • Now add ½ cup of cocoa powder. Then add 2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour previously mixed with 1 tsp of salt. Mix well.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F.  Prepare two baking sheets, lining them with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Drop with a 1-oz cookie or ice cream scoop, dough onto the prepared baking pans ( 12 cakes per pan), flattening slightly if needed. Make sure you arrange cakes about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for about 15 -17 minutes in a preheat oven at 350 °F.

For the Filling:

  • In a large mixing bowl cream together on a medium speed ½ cup of softened unsalted butter, 4 oz of cream cheese, and 1 - 1 ½ cups of icing sugar. Then gradually add 1 tsp of vanilla extract, and 2 tbsp of whole milk. Continue whisking until light and fluffy.

Assemble the Whoopie Pies:

  • When cakes cooled completely transfer cream cheese frosting to a disposable pastry bag. Pipe frosting on the flat side of the cake and sandwich with another cake, and lightly squeeze together. Repeat for all cakes.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 358mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 647IU | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg