Vanilla Whoopie Pies

Cara H.

By
@TheLittleBlondeBaker

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Serves:

11-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE RECIPE

WET INGREDIANTS

1/2 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
3
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
hot water

DRY INGREDIANTS

2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder

ICING RECIPE

1 c
shortening
4 c
powdered sugar
4 Tbsp
water
2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre heat oven to 425°
2
In a large bowl combine and mix all wet ingredients EXCEPT HOT WATER
3
In medium size bowl combine dry ingredients
4
Add ½ dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix. Repeat with 2nd half of dry ingredients.
5
Add Hot water and mix
6
I used a 2” cookie scoop for the whoopie pies. Use a lightly greased or parchment covered
7
Bake for 6 to 7 minutes
8
Next are the icing steps
9
Using a mixer combine shortening and powdered sugar
10
Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time adding 2 Tbsp of water with each cup and ending with the 2 Tbsp of milk
11
On med/high speed mix icing for 5 minutes
12
Scrape sides of bowl with spatula
13
On high speed mix icing for another 5 minutes
14
Fluff with spatula

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American