Ever heard of a whoopie pie? They're a bit like a macaroon but with a more cake-like texture. Hugely popular Stateside, the name comes from when Amish women would put them in farmers' lunchboxes and they'd supposedly shout 'whoopie' if they found one in their box!. KAISER 12-Cup Whoopie Pie Baking Pan 38 x 27 cm Creativ Very Good Non-Stick Coating Short Baking Time for Sweet and Savoury Recipes. L.D. 71, officially known as "An Act to Designate the Whoopie Pie as the State Dessert", read "The whoopie pie, a baked good made of two chocolate cakes with a creamy frosting between them, is the official state dessert".. One might be tempted to ask if Whoopie Pies belong in an English Kitchen. I know they are an American Invention, or more specifically Pennsylvania Dutch.. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line baking trays with parchment. Mix flour, cocoa, bicarb, sugar and a pinch of salt. Whisk the egg, oil and buttermilk together, then mix into dry ingredients with 75ml boiling water.. Fall in love with this easy recipe for whoopie pies. Two light discs of chocolate sponge sandwich a fluffy vanilla buttercream filling. Perfect for cake sales, packed lunch treats or making friends at the office!.