Chocolate Orange Whoopie Pies

The Chocolate Orange Whoopie Pies Recipe is a Rich, dark chocolate combined with the zesty tang of orange is a classic combination, used here to full advantage in these delicious little cakes.

18 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
3⁄4 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange
1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
2⁄3 cup cocoa powder
1⁄2 tsp baking powder
1⁄2 tsp salt
2⁄3 cup whole milk or buttermilk
2 tbsp Greek yogurt or thick plain yogurt
1 2⁄3 cups confectioner’s sugar

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line several baking sheets with parchment paper. Cream 12 tablespoons butter and the brown sugar. Beat in the egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla and add the zest.

2 In a bowl sift the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Mix the dry ingredients and the milk into the batter, in alternate spoonfuls. Fold in the yogurt.

3 Place heaping tablespoons onto the baking sheets, leaving space between them. Roll into smooth balls with wet hands, then press down gently onto the baking sheets. Bake for 12 minutes, until risen. Leave to cool slightly, then transfer to a wire rack.

4 For the frosting, blend the remaining butter, confectioner’s sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and orange juice, loosening with a little water.

5 Spread 1 tablespoon of the filling onto the flat side of each cake half and sandwich together with the remaining halves. STORE The whoopie pies will keep for 2 days.

Chocolate Orange Whoopie Pies
Chocolate Orange Whoopie Pies
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