Red Velvet Whoopie Pie. I've been meaning to make red velvet whoopie pies for years, so I appreciate you pushing me to do so! Fun fact: Did you know that in western PA, where my in-laws are from, whoopie pies are called gobs? Red Velvet Whoopie Pies have a mild chocolate flavor which comes from adding a small amount of cocoa powder (regular unsweetened or Dutch-processed) to the batter.
This is the easiest red velvet whoopie pie recipe I've come across, and it's fantastic! I made them for a coworker's birthday and they were a hit. This red velvet whoopie pie recipe is great if you're looking for an alternative to cupcakes. You can have Red Velvet Whoopie Pie using 16 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Red Velvet Whoopie Pie
- Prepare 295 of Grams Flour.
- It’s 30 Grams of Cocoa Powder.
- It’s 1/2 Teaspoon of Baking Powder.
- You need 1/2 Teaspoon of Baking Soda.
- Prepare 1/4 Teaspoon of Salt.
- It’s 170 Grams of Butter.
- Prepare 200 Grams of Caster Sugar.
- You need 1 of Easter.
- You need 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Essence.
- It’s 180 Millilitres of Buttermilk.
- You need 1 Teaspoon of Red Food Color.
- You need 5 Tablespoons of Flour.
- Prepare 1 Cup of Milk.
- It’s 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract.
- You need 226 Grams of Butter.
- You need 225 Grams of Caster Sugar.
These red velvet whoopie pies look impressive but they are so easy to make! They are perfect if you're bored of cupcakes but want a small treat and they make a fantastic homemade gift too. Nothing screams Valentine's Day dessert quite like red velvet, am I right?! It seems that it was created specifically with this holiday in mind.
Red Velvet Whoopie Pie step by step
- Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Line a cookie tray with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
- Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 4 to 5 mts.
- Beat in the egg and the vanilla extract.
- In a small cup, mix together the buttermilk and the red food coloring.
- With the mixer on low speed, add the flour mixture (from step 2) and buttermilk mixture (from step 5) alternatively in 3 additions, starting and ending with flour. Mix till no streaks of flour remain.
- Using an ice cream scoop preferably, drop scoops of the batter onto the prepared cookie tray spacing them about 1.5inches apart. With the back of a spoon smooth the top of the batter.
- Bake for 9 to 10 mts. Remove from oven and cool completely on a cooling rack.
- To make the creamy filling, heat the milk on low flame till small bubbles start appearing along the side. Whisk the flour into the milk stirring continuously till it becomes very thick..
- Remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool completely to room temperature. Once the mixture is cooled completely, stir in the vanilla.
- Cream the butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the mixture from step 10 and beat until it resembles whipped cream.
- Pipe the creamy filling onto a cooled cookie and sandwich with another cookie.
We suggest you skip the heart-shaped box of chocolates and make these red velvet whoopie pies instead. To fill, dollop Whoopie Pie Filling on flat sides of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat sides down. Ever had a craving for red velvet cake, but didn't want to cut a whole slice because you knew you wouldn't be able to finish it all Well here is the solution: red velvet whoopie pies! Last Thanksgiving my mother and I decided to make a new dessert for the family feast.