August 24, 2012

Bake Along #31 : VANILLA PEANUT BUTTER WHOOPIE PIES

It's time again for me to celebrate  , oops , I shall say its time again for me to spare some precious time to bake along with my blogger friends. They are simply awesome. For this round of bake along , everyone is going to bake Whoopie Pies. To be honest , I have not heard of Whoopie Pies before .. Man........... that's kind of embarassing to tell ... LOL .
I have chosen to bake a simple version of whoopie pies. Vanilla Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies sounds simple to me .. heehee. Verdict : My niece love this very much and she actually packed this to be her breakfast . Yippee... She says " Ah yi ( aunty in chinese )  , why are you baking Dorayaki? I didn't say I wanna eat Dorayaki ... ".  Dang.... LOL...

Vanilla Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies 
( Vanilla Whoopie Pies recipe adapted from Can You Stay for Dinner )
Ingredients 
265 g     All-purpose flour
1½ tsp   Baking powder
½ tsp     Salt
120 g     Butter, at room temperature
1 cup     Sugar
2 large   Eggs
½ cup    Buttermilk
2 tbsp    Milk
1 tsp      Baking soda
1 tsp      Vinegar
2 tsp      Vanilla extract

Method 
1.    Preheat oven at 190C. Line baking tray with parchment paper
2.    In a medium bowl, whisk flour , baking powder and salt till well combine .
3.    Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy . Add egg and buttermilk , mix till well combine
4.    In a separate bowl, combine milk , baking soda and vinegar .Stir into the above batter with a wooden
       spoon .
5.    Add in flour mixture and mix on low speed until just incorporated.
6.    Stir in Vanilla Extract and make sure there are no more lumps
7.    Pipe batter on parchment paper and bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes .
8.    Remove from oven and leave to cool for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely .
9.    Fill one side of the whoopie pies with peanut butter filling and top with another . Voila.... Enjoy !!!

For the Filling :
100g       Cream Cheese , at room temperature
1 cup      Creamy Peanut Butter
1/2 cup    Icing Sugar
45g         Butter , at room temperature
3-4 tbsp  Milk

Method 
1.   Beat cream cheese till smooth , add in peanut butter and butter . Continue beating till smooth .
2.   Add in icing sugar gradually to reach your desired consistency . Add in milk if necessary .

Please hop over to other Bake Along buddies for more yummy Whoopie Pies . Enjoy yeah !!




I am submitting this post to Bake Along #31 : Whoopie Pies



17 comments:

  1. Your whoopie pies are so elegant and the presentation is very pretty.

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  2. Lovely indeed. For a while, I thought they were macarons... Wish I could have some to sample. Hint! Hint! LOL!!!

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  3. beautiful :) i like it ... nice presentation, nice pie, nice piping for the filling ...

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  4. Abbygail,

    Definately your version of the whoopie pie is not associated with WG! Very dainty!

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  5. Hi Abby,
    Wonderful whoopie pies! Pretty presentation! Glad to see you back in baking!
    Thank you for taking the time to join us! Have a great weekend!

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  6. good morning abby, i believe pb and cream cheese are a delicious filling! you really know how to dress up your whoopie pies, they look so pretty!!

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  7. Your pies look so beautiful! Very elegant.

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  8. Love the way you presented this awesome whoopie pies ! Looks very lovely & tasty with PB! Gosh! These whoopies must be finish in no time with those filling! LOL

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  9. Love the way you tied it with a ribbon, so cute ;)

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  10. Such lovely presentation! I can imagine the filling must taste super delicious!

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  11. Hi Abbygail,
    I am first time in your home (blog). Saw your lbeautiful whoopie pie in bake along. Would like to drop by to say hello and your whoopie pie is so beautifully made. Have a nice weekend.
    mui mui

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  12. Your presentation is so beautiful! Lovely whoopies :D

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  13. The creamy PB filling of your whoopie pies sounds very delicious. Your whoopie pies are all so neatly presented and look so pretty with the polka dot ribbons.

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