Amy Bouchard's Gingerbread Whoopie Pies
Amy Bouchard is the owner of Isamax Snacks in Gardiner, makers of Wicked Whoopies.
For more information click here: WICKED WHOOPIES
A printable version of Amy's recipe can be found on the 207 Kitchen page of our website.
WHOOPIE PIE SHELLS
2 ½ heaping cups of flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 ½ teaspoons ginger
¾ teaspoon salt ½ cup shortening
½ cup granulated sugar
1 cup molasses
½ cup sour milk (1 teaspoon vinegar added to the milk)
¼ cup hot water
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together dry ingredients, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger & salt. Mix shortening, sugar, and egg together then add the molasses. Start adding ½ the dry mix then add sour milk to the rest of the dry mix then the hot water. Mix until smooth. Scoop rounded spoonfuls onto a greased or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. When cool, place a spoonful of whoopie pie filling on a whoopie shell then place another whoopie shell on top so the filling is in the center like a sandwich.
WHOOPIE PIE FILLING
6 heaping tablespoons fluff
2 tablespoons vanilla ( if using artificial vanilla you may use more)
4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons milk
4 cups confectioners sugar
1 ½ cups vegetable shortening
Add all ingredients in a bowl and beat until smooth. Then place scoop of filling between two of the shells and enjoy!