A little birdie tells us that Whoopie Pies are fast becoming the "new cupcake" and with dozens of mix 'em, match 'em, eat 'em up recipes you can get your kitchen bang on trend.
A mix between a cake and a cookie sandwich, whoopie pies are made of two sponge cakes with a yummy filling in the middle. The book includes recipes for a variety of bases such as chocolate chip, red velvet, mocha, gingerbread, lemon, oatmeal and pistachio. Mix and match these with some creamy fillings, such as salted caramel, root beer, mint, chocolate ganache, vegan buttercream and many more. There are even instructions for making a giant whoopie cake and savoury recipes like Jalapeno cornbread whoopies.
Perfect for sharing with friends, bake up a big batch with a variety of tasty fillings!
Is it a cake? Is it a cookie? With such deliciously soft and sweet cream-filled snacks, does it matter? The Internet is abuzz with recipes and stories of whoopie pie folklore, while customers everywhere are descending on bakeries in droves demanding these delectable treats. This adorable volumethe only cookbook devoted entirely to whoopie piesfeatures more than 40 mix-and-match recipes, including the classic chocolate with marshmallow cream and a range of bright flavor combinations such as red velvet, green tea, pumpkin with a tangy cream cheese filling, and oatmeal with, yes, maple-bacon buttercream. With a puffy cover as soft as cake, plenty of color photos and hand-drawnillustrations, dozens of DIY decorating instructions, fun facts and baking tips, Whoopie Pies will make a welcome addition to any baker's bookshelf.
Whoopie Pies by Sarah Billingsely published by Chronicle books, Â£10.99.