Whoopi Goldberg in my kitchen.

I saw this recipe during a baking show on TV once and I wanted to try it out ever since. Surfing around the internet I even found a funny little story about the origin of its name:

“According to Amish legend, when children would find these treats in their lunch bags, they would shout “Whoopie!” What’s cooking america

That’s it about history for now, let’s start baking!


Chocolate Whoopie Pies

© Jule Helmke

© Jule Helmke




1 3/4 cups flour

3/4 cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup butter

3/4 cup sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup strong coffee or or 1/2 cup water


1/4 cup vegetable shortening (Magarine)

1/4 cup butter

1 cup powdered sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 cup light corn syrup


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