Whoopie Pie

The Whoopie Pie is a baked good that may be considered a cookie, cake or pie. It is made of two round mound-shaped pieces of chocolate cake with a sweet, fluffy white filling. You can bake these special treats with these titles from our digital collections.

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Is it a cake? Is it a cookie? With such deliciously soft and sweet cream-filled snacks, does it matter? The Internet is abuzz with recipes and stories of whoopie pie folklore, while customers everywhere are descending on bakeries in droves demanding these delectable treats. This adorable volume the only cookbook devoted entirely to whoopie pies features more than 40 mix-and-match recipes, including the classic chocolate with marshmallow cream and a range of bright flavor combinations such as red velvet, green tea, pumpkin with a tangy cream cheese filling, and oatmeal with, yes, maple-bacon buttercream. With a puffy cover as soft as cake, plenty of color photos and hand-drawn illustrations, dozens of DIY decorating instructions, fun facts and baking tips, Whoopie Pies will make a welcome addition to any baker's bookshelf.

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80 new imaginative and indulgent creations for a traditional favorite. The newest buzz on the culinary scene is a traditional favorite: the irresistibly tasty Whoopie Pie. This all-embracing cookbook covers all things Whoopie, from the ultimate classic marshmallow version to new, imaginative, and indulgent creations. Renowned pastry chef and restaurant owner Viola Goren has come up with 80 exciting and easy-to-follow recipes, both savory and sweet. Imagine a yummy Nutella-filled pie, with its rich hazelnut and chocolate flavor melting in your mouth. Or one made with a peanutty Snickers' bar, dreamy vanilla cream, or delicious dulce de leche! For something a little different, whip up a fruity delight, including Cherry, Blueberry, or Apple and Calvados Whoopies. Sophisticated palates will love Goren's unique savory Whoopies, perfect to enjoy as an entrée, side dish, or snack. They feature such mouthwatering fillings as smoked salmon and chives; spinach and walnuts; cheddar cheese and olives; and sun-dried tomato and basil. And, because no treat is more festive than a Whoopie Pie, there's an entire chapter devoted to holidays and celebrations, including seasonal delicacies for a birthday, a gluten-free Passover recipe, yummy Christmas gingerbread, and much more. Plus, Goren serves up trade secrets, chef's tricks, and cooking tips. She covers all the essentials, from equipment to techniques and even to decorating ideas-so even novice bakers have no excuse! With so many tempting choices, there's sure to be a Whoopie Pie that will tickle everyone's fancy.

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Make way, cupcakes-it's whoopie pie time! Everyone is falling in love with America's classic sandwich treat-two soft cookies with a creamy filling. Now, baker extraordinaire Claire Ptak, a pastry alum of Berkeley's famed Chez Panisse and proprietor of Violet, her own baking company, takes the humble whoopie pie to new heights. Here are 60 irresistible recipes-made with fresh, seasonal ingredients-that show home bakers how to make the components for more than two dozen distinctive, flavorful whoopie pies: • Classic whoopie pies, including Chocolate with Fluffy Marshmallow Filling, Chocolate Chip with Chocolate Marshmallow Filling, and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese • Iced and glazed treats such as Walnut Whip, Coconut Cream with Coconut Swiss Buttercream, and Meringue with Chestnut Cream whoopie pies • Topped and drizzled indulgences from Blackberry with Blackberry Cream to Banana Cream Pie with Vanilla Custard Cream • Frozen and chilled varieties such as refreshing Key Lime Pie and Chocolate Mint with Frozen Mint Chip Cream • Holiday-themed desserts like Easter Egg and Spooky Halloween whoopie pies-and much more!   More than 75 gorgeous full-page photographs showcase every recipe in this book, which also includes a handful of Claire Ptak's other not-to-be-missed sweet treats, including Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies and Easy Chocolate Macaroons. The Whoopie Pie Book will inspire and guide every time the whoopie-pie urge hits!

This title presents the easy-as-pie step-by-step instructions that are perfect for novice bakers, while the gorgeous designs provide inspiration for the more experienced sugarcrafter. It includes everything you need to create stunning (and tasty!) baked treats from start to finish, with a delicious range of cake and filling recipes. Each chapter has its own stylish presentation cake design, showing how you can display your whoopie pies for special occasions.

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