Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Occasionally, I like to go back to some of my earlier posts to see if I can improve upon them, or learn something new. It just happens that I was craving chocolate whoopie pies, something I haven’t had, since the last time I made them, which was a few years ago.  I think it’s because…

Vanilla Whoopie Pie

Lately, I’ve seen recipes using rhubarb.  They all looked so pretty and springy, that I was getting the itch to bake with something colorful.   I found an awesome recipe for a rhubarb-ginger crumble and was getting excited. I popped into the market to get the ingredients, but I couldn’t find the rhubarb. I asked an employee,…

Whoopie Pie

I’m going to be honest.  I’m not that crazy about Whoopie Pies.  I’ve had Amish Whoopie Pies, and they’re ok, but not super great (to me).  They always seems to be missing one thing.  Turns out it’s two things: salt and butter.  I found out that traditional Whoopie Pie recipes are made with shortening, both…