Whoopie Pie Cake

Shirley Makekau

By
@tutuwoman

A friend sent me the picture of the cake and the recipe. I made it when we were expecting company and they loved it.. hubby did too! yea!!


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Ingredients

1 c
margarine
2 c
sugar or 1/2 sugar and 1/2 splenda
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
buttermilk
3
eggs
9 Tbsp
cocoa powder
icing:
2 c
whole milk
3/4 c
white flour
2 c
sugar/splenda
8 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
vanilla
1 c
solid vegetable shortening

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre heat oven 350*
2
Grease (2) 9 inch round cake pans.
3
Beat together the margarine and sugar. Add flour,baking soda and salt. Mix slowly, gradually adding the buttermilk. Beat 2 full minutes.
4
Add eggs, then gradually add the cocoa, beating another 2 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape the sides of bowl.
5
Pour batter into prepared pans and bake about 40 minutes until center springs back when gently pushed.
6
Cool cake layers 5 minutes then remove them from pans and cool them completely on a rack.
7
TO MAKE THE ICING:
Pour the milk into a stainless steel saucepan over medium heat and gradually whisk in the flour until a thick paste forms. DO NOT SCORCH!!! Remove from stove and cool this mixture in the refrigerator.
8
In a separate bowl, mix the sugar,butter,vanilla and shortening. Add the cooled paste and whip for at least 3 minutes until creamy. This makes enough icing for a 2 layer cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate