About this recipe:Whoopie pies are an American treat first made by the Amish in Pennsylvania. This is a classic whoopie pie recipe, but with a marshmallow creme filling. Those who like rocky road will love these. Marshmallow creme is a spreadable marshmallow confection, which can be purchased online or in specialty shops.
Makes: 2 dozen whoopie pies
6 tablespoons butter, softened
200g caster sugar
250g plain flour
5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
175g butter, softened
90g icing sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
100g marshmallow creme
1 tablespoon milk
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Method Prep:45min › Cook:10min › Ready in:55min
Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
Cream together the butter, sugar and egg. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, bicarb and salt. Add to butter mixture alternately with milk and vanilla, mixing well after each addition.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto trays. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
To Make Filling: Cream butter and icing sugar in bowl until light and fluffy. Blend in vanilla, marshmallow creme and milk. Spread on the flat sides of half of the cooled cakes; top with remaining cakes.