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The Oreo Whoopie Pie

If this is your first introduction to the Whoopie Pie, the name may be worth a giggle, but it’s misleading! A Whoopie Pie is somewhere between a cake and a biscuit.

The Oreo Whoopie Pie

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35g Cocoa Powder

300g Plain White Flour

1tsp Baking Powder

100g Salted Butter

175g Dark Muscovado Sugar

1 Medium Egg

1tsp Natural Vanilla Extract

125ml Full Fat Milk

Makes 6 Whoopie Pies

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Line two baking trays with baking paper or silicone mats.

Whisk together the butter and sugar.

In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder. Whisk in the egg.  Beat well.

Fill a piping bag with the mixture and pipe 5cm round cakes onto the lined baking trays.

Bake for 10-15 mins or until the cakes spring back when touched.

Allow to cool before adding your filling.

Whoopie Pie Marshmallow Filling

20 White Marshmallows

20 White Chocolate Buttons

20ml Water

Makes filling for 5 Whoopie Pies

Add the water to a metal bowl over a bain-marie on a low heat. Break the marshmallows in half and add to the water.

Stir for a few minutes and then add in the white chocolate buttons. Stir the mixture until the chocolate and marshmallows have dissolved. Let the mixture cool for 15 minutes.

Spoon the mixture on to one half the whoopie pie and sandwich the other half on top.

[Image provided by Karen Neoh ]