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!. The Wilton Nonstick 12-Cavity Whoopie Pie Pans should be filled with 1/8 cup (2 Tbsp) of batter per shell, and the 24-cavity mini pans take half that much batter. So you may get fewer, or more, than 36 filled pies out of this recipe Also, although they freeze beautifully, if you don't want to bake that many, you can cut the recipe in half.. 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!. Find great deals on eBay for whoopie pie. Shop with confidence.. The whoopie pie (alternatively pie, sandwich, or cake. It is made of two round mound-shaped pieces of chocolate cake, or sometimes pumpkin or gingerbread cake, with a sweet, creamy filling or frosting sandwiched between them. History. While considered a New England classic and a Pennsylvania Amish tradition, they are increasingly sold throughout the United States. The whoopie pie is the . 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..