Saturday, 13 September 2014
PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES
1 1/2 cups self raising flour
3/4 Tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon mixed spice
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
213 grams cooked, mashed pumpkin
1 large egg
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. lightly grease a whoopie pie tray.
with an electric mixer, beat together sugars, oil and pumpkin.
Add egg, mixing well.
In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
beat the dry ingredients into the wet until just combined.
place about 1/2 heaped dessertspoon mix into each hole of the tin.
alternatively, place same amount on baking trays lined with baking paper, about 9 to a tray to allow for spreading.
cook for 10 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
CREAM CHEESE FILLING
125 grams cream cheese softened
60 grams butter softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
with an electric mixer, beat cheese and butter until smooth.
add vanilla and cinnamon.
add icing sugar in 3 batches, beating till smooth.
ice flat side of half the pies and sandwich together with other half.
dust with icing sugar.