Raspberry Lemon Whoopie Pies

I can cross whoopie pies off my list of To Makes. These are absolutely delectable. I recently made them for a bridal shower party and the guests loved them! Not only are they delicious but they look very appealing too.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cp (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1 cp + 3 T. light brown sugar
  • 1 T grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cps flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cp whole milk
  • 3/4 cp. heavy cream
  • 1 cp fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cp powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter, 1 cp brown sugar, and lemon zest until light and creamy.
  3. Add vanilla and egg and beat to combine, scraping down the bowl as needed.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. With mixer on low, beat in flour mixture in 3 additions alternating with the milk and ending with the flour mixture. Beat well to combine.
  6. Drop batter in 2 Tablespoon mounds about 2 inches apart onto 2 parchment lined baking sheets. (Batter will be pretty liquidy, scoop with cookie scoop)
  7. Bake 17-19 minutes until puffed and pale golden around edges. Rotate sheets halfway through.
  8. Allow cookies to fully cool on sheets on wire racks.
  9. In a large bowl, whip cream and 3 T brown sugar to soft peaks.
  10. In a small bowl, mash raspberries with fork.
  11. Fold raspberries into whipped cream.
  12.  Divide raspberry cream among bottoms of cakes and then sandwich the top.
  13. Dust with powdered sugare on top.
  14. Keep whoopie pies in fridge. Eat right away or within 3 days before they get mushy.

 

Adapted from: Martha Stewart

 

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