Gourmet Trend: Whoopie Pies

Studio 5 Gourmet Contributor Amy Richardson has been tracking down the trend.

Part of the appeal is the ability to customize flavors with whoopie pies. Amy’s top 5 flavor combinations are:

White Chocolate whoopie pies with Stawberry Creme

Banana whoopie pies with Chocolate Hazelnut Creme

Carrot Cake whoopie pies with Pineapple Creme

Boston Cream whoopie pies

Orange whoopie pies with Vanilla Creme

Although you can find mixes for whoopie pies, you can also make them from a basic cake mix:

Recipe for easy whoopie pie cake mix

1 box cake mix

1 tablespoon oil

2 eggs

3/4 cup water

Pre-heat oven to 375

Place two teaspoons in a small circle on to a baking sheet. Six cakes per baking sheet.

Bake 8-10 minutes

Remove to cooling rack until ready to fill.

You can find supplies and mixes for whoopie pies online:

Sur La Table:


Mix chocolate $10.00

Pan coming in March

Williams Sonoma


Mix Red Velvet $14.00

Pan $24.95

Both $34.95

Marshmallow Fluff


3 16oz containers for $17.00

Cranberry Island Whoopie Pies


$28.70 for six

$52.40 for twelve

$76.10 for eighteen

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