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Vanilla whoopie Pies

By leoniecourt (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.1 rating
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  • Makes Cakes
Simple delicious vanilla whoopie pies with vanilla buttercream.


  • 110g salted butter
  • 115g golden caster sugar
  • 115g soft light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120 ml buttermilk
  • 290g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 200C/180 fan C/gas 4 and line two trays with baking parchment.
  • STEP 2
    Cream the butter and sugar using an electric whisk until smooth and creamy.
  • STEP 3
    Add the eggs and beat well.
  • STEP 4
    Mix the vanilla extract into the buttermilk. Add this mixture to the butter mixture and beat well until combined.
  • STEP 5
    Mix together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add half of this to the butter mixture and beat well.
  • STEP 6
    Mix together the milk, vinegar and bicarbonate of soda and add this to the butter mixture. Beat to combine.
  • STEP 7
    Add the rest of the flour mixture and beat well to combine.
  • STEP 8
    Drop teaspoon sized blobs of the dough onto the baking sheets, leaving about 2 inches between each blob.
  • STEP 9
    Bake the cakes for 8-10 minutes until they are just beginning to brown.
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