Red Velvet Whoopie Pie

Red Velvet Whoopie Pie

Two soft cookies sandwiching the creamiest of fillings. The red velvet whoopie pie is delicious and quick to whip up. A gorgeous deep red, these fluffy cookie-cake are an absolute dream to bite into



  1. 295 Grams Flour
  2. 30 Grams Cocoa Powder
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  5. 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  6. 170 Grams Butter
  7. 200 Grams Caster Sugar
  8. 1 Easter
  9. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  10. 180 Millilitres Buttermilk
  11. 1 Teaspoon Red Food Color
  12. 5 Tablespoons Flour
  13. 1 Cup Milk
  14. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  15. 226 Grams Butter
  16. 225 Grams Caster Sugar


40 mins
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    Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Line a cookie tray with parchment paper

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    In a large bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt

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    Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 4 to 5 mts

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    Beat in the egg and the vanilla extract

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    In a small cup, mix together the buttermilk and the red food coloring

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    With the mixer on low speed, add the flour mixture (from step 2) and buttermilk mixture (from step 5) alternatively in 3 additions, starting and ending with flour. Mix till no streaks of flour remain

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    Using an ice cream scoop preferably, drop scoops of the batter onto the prepared cookie tray spacing them about 1.5inches apart. With the back of a spoon smooth the top of the batter

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    Bake for 9 to 10 mts. Remove from oven and cool completely on a cooling rack

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    To make the creamy filling, heat the milk on low flame till small bubbles start appearing along the side. Whisk the flour into the milk stirring continuously till it becomes very thick.

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    Remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool completely to room temperature. Once the mixture is cooled completely, stir in the vanilla

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    Cream the butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the mixture from step 10 and beat until it resembles whipped cream

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    Pipe the creamy filling onto a cooled cookie and sandwich with another cookie

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