In this double chocolate version of whoopie pies, two tender chocolate cakes sandwich a luscious whipped milk and chocolate cream.
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In these whoopie pies, two moist chocolate cakes are filled with a lighter than air chocolate cooked cream.
The refreshing minty flavor of the cookies pairs perfectly with a rich, thick chocolate filling, making them a crowd-pleasing dessert.
These fat, cakey, filled sandwich cookies take their color and taste inspiration from a favorite ice cream flavor, with extremely agreeable results. The refreshing minty flavor of the cookies is pair perfectly with a rich, thick chocolate filling, making them a crowd-pleasing dessert. Though optional, a few drops of green food coloring really bring the ice cream association full circle, making for a nostalgic and novel sandwich cookie treat.
These dark chocolate whoopie pies are just about as close to the original ones, and the marshmallow fluff in the filling ups the authentic factor infinitely.
True: traditional whoopie pies are not pie at all—rather, they are cake-like cookies with frosting sandwiched in between. But in the case of the Coconut Cream Whoopie Pie, you can have your cake and eat your pie, too: the rich filling is sort of like a mix between coconut frosting and cream pie filling.
True: traditional whoopie pies are not pie at all--rather, they are cake-like cookies with frosting sandwiched in-between. But in the case of the Coconut Cream Whoopie Pie, you can have your cake and eat your pie, too: the rich filling is sort of like a mix between coconut frosting and cream pie filling.
Two pumpkin desserts to look out for next time you stop by Tribeca Treats on Reade Street. First is the Pumpkin Whoopie Pie ($1.75), in which a pair of soft and sweet pumpkin cookie-cakes meet ribbons of cream cheese frosting.
Perhaps you're hosting a Halloween party, and you've focused so much on your costume (or your dog's costume) that you don't have time to fuss with food. You'd love to have seasonally-appropriate baked goods, but you threw out your pumpkin-shaped cake tin in a fit of ruthless kitchen reorganization? No worries—Cranberry Island Kitchen has your autumn whoopie pies ready to go.
Like traditional chocolate whoopie pies, this recipe makes a dense cake that's sandwiched together with a light, creamy center. Which brings me to the filling. I grew up eating whoopie pies that were held together with a filling made from butter and marshmallow Fluff. To this day, that's my preferred filling. I know many people don't share my affinity for the white stuff.
In case you didn't already know it, August 10th is both National S'more Day and National Banana Split Day. And in celebration of this momentous day, here's a dessert mash-up which allows you to go above and beyond your civic pastry eating duty: the Banana Split S'more Whoopie Pie.
It combines all of the key flavor points of both the banana split and s'mores, but the delivery is a bit of a curveball: cakey banana-marshmallow cookies are lined with chocolate before sandwiching ice cream flecked with graham cracker bits.
These Middle Eastern influenced whoopies begin with a cardamom-scented buttermilk brown sugar cake base studded with bright green pistachios. The filling is a pale pink buttercream accented with rosewater and vanilla, tinted with a few drops of red food coloring. When sandwiched together these spiced whoopies and perfumed filling these little cake-cookies are really gorgeous, pink and green and full of exotic flavors.
These well-traveled Pistachio-Cardamom Whoopie Pies with Rosewater Buttercream introduce exotic Middle Eastern flavors to a classic American treat.
Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell, authors of Whoopie Pies discovered that the key to innovative whoopie creating is thinking outside the chocolate-marshmallow box. By taking the basic formula of flat little cakes plus icing equals whoopie pies, they've opened up a world of wonderful whoopie possibilities. By applying that basic whoopie formula to a carrot cake, Treadwell and Billingsley have created something wonderful—Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies with Orange Cream Cheese Filling
What could be better than a big slice of carrot cake with layers of gooey cream cheese frosting? How about these Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies with Orange Cream Cheese Filling? All of the greatness of carrot cake in a portable handheld form.
For our second foray into the world of whoopies I was all set to share a classic chocolate cake-vanilla butter cream filled pie from Sarah Billingsley's and Amy Treadwell's Whoopie Pies. That was until I glanced over at the bananas sitting on my kitchen counter creeping into past-their-prime territory. Chocolate and banana in whoopie form? Yup, that sounded like an even tastier plan.
These Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Banana Buttercream bring the flavors of Banana Stand into whoopie form.
Adding a few tablespoons of lime juice to the buttercream for these Jalapeño Cornbread Whoopie Pies with Honey Buttercream plays up their Southwestern flavors.