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Published: 5 Dec 2012      

25 minutes

Impress your friends this Christmas with these Snow Flake Whoopee Pies. Little bites of Christmas heaven.

 

Ingredients:

100 grams                     Butter (softened)           

175 grams                     Golden Caster Sugar     

1                                  Egg (medium)   

350 grams                     Plain White Flour          

1 tsp                             Bicarbonate Of Soda     

1 tsp                             Baking Powder

1 pinch                         Salt     

1 tsp                             Vanilla Extract

100 ml                         MILK

Additional Ingredients:

For the butter cream filling:

50 grams                       Butter (softened)           

200 grams                     Icing Sugar

1 tsp                             Vanilla Extract

Further Additional Ingredients:

For the icing:

150 grams                     Icing Sugar

                                    Silver Balls       

                                    Water  

How to make Snowflake Whoopee Pies

  • Heat the oven to 180°C (160°C for fan assisted ovens) Gas 5.
  • Line 2-3 baking trays with baking parchment.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, beat in the egg until smooth then stir in all the flour and milk to make a soft thick mixture.
  • Using an ice cream scoop place spoonfuls well spaced apart and bake for 15 minutes until golden brown and just firm to the touch.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing to a tray to cool.

To make the filling

  • Beat the butter, icing sugar and vanilla together until smooth, adding a drop of boiling water if necessary.
  • Use the butter cream to sandwich the whoopee’s together.

To make the icing

  • mix the icing sugar with 2 tsp of water to make very thick icing and drizzle it over the whoopee’s.
  • Dust a work surface and thinly roll out the ready to roll icing.
  • Use a snowflake cutter to cut out little snowflakes and place on top of the whoopee’s with edible silver balls.