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!. 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!. Whoopie Pie Song. Category People & Blogs; Show more Show less. Loading Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Up next Sesame Street: Life of Whoopie . 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.. 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".. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool before removing from baking sheets. Cool before removing from baking sheets. To make the filling, combine the butter, confectioners' sugar, marshmallow creme and vanilla, in a bowl..