• Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Serves: 8

Whoopie Pie Cake Recipe

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • CAKE
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk, soured with 3 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioner’s sugar for dusting


In heavy saucepan, on medium heat whisk 1/2 cup of milk with 2 1/2 tablespoons flour until it pulls away from the sides of the pan and thickens.
Place in refrigerator to cool fully.
Once cooled, transfer to a stand mixer
Add 1/2 cup shortening and 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla
Mix on medium high for 5 minutes minimum

Preheat oven 350 degrees F
Grease 2, 9 inch cake rounds
In a small bowl combine cocoa and hot water, set aside
In stand mixer, cream shortening and sugar together until creamy
Add eggs, sour milk and mix together, it will be a little watery
Add flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt, mix until incorporated
Fold in cocoa mixture
Pour batter into prepared cake round pans
Bake for 25 minutes
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans
Remove from pans to wire rack and cool fully
Frost base cake round, using all of the frosting
Place other round on top of frosted one, without leaving a hand print
Sift confectioner’s sugar on top of cake

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