Friday, 26 April 2013

Chocolate Whoopie Pies - Amish Recipe

Oven: 200 deg.C
Ingredients: - makes approx. 4 dozen
2 cups of sugar
1 cup of shortening (or butter)
2 eggs
4 cups of flour
1 cup of cocoa
2 tsps. vanilla
1 tsp. salt
1 cup of sour milk (buttermilk - or mix of sour cream and yogurt)
2 tsps. bicarb. of soda
1 cup of hot water

1. Cream fat and sugar.
2. Add beaten eggs
3. Sift flour cocoa and salt and add alternately with the sour milk.
4. Add the vanilla
5. Dissolve the soda in hot water and add last.  Mix well.
6. Drop rounded teaspoons onto a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 mins at 400deg. F (200 deg.C)
7. Sandwich 2 pies together with the filling.

1 egg white beaten
2 tbls. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup of icing sugar  Mix all these ingredients together, and add
1 cup of icing sugar and 3/4 cup of butter (or shortening)
You may need to double this amount for above quantity of pies.

Whoopie Pie History

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