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!. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.. 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.. 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.. Whoopie Pie Factory, Crich. 74 likes. Whoopie pies, healthy muffins and cookies and scrumptious quiches. Great for birthdays, office parties and any.