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lemon whoopi pies

Fresh Lemon Whoopi pies

Fresh Lemon Whoopi Pies are light and fluffy. Infused with fresh lemon and sandwiched between whipped blueberry cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Kitchen
Cuisine American
Servings 24 people
Calories 248 kcal

Equipment

  • Oster electric hand mixer
  • Kitchen aid Stand mixer with whisk and paddle attachment
  • Home Decor
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
  • spatula

Ingredients
  

Mini Lemon Whoopi pies

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • ¾ cup lemon juice 2 lemons
  • 4 tablespoon lemon zest
  • cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Whipped Blueberry Cream cheese frosting

  • 1 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh
  • cups heavy whipping cream

Instructions
 

Mini lemon Whoopi pie batter

  • Preheat the oven to 400°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, with an electric hand mixer, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. It will take about 3 minutes.
  • Add in the egg, vanilla, buttermilk, warm water, lemon juice and zest and mix until the ingredients are incorporated.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking soda and salt. Slowly, add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, drop batter onto the prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake for 6-7 minutes or until the cake bounces back once touched.
  • Allow the cakes to cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Whipped blueberry cream cheese frosting

  • In a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, beat heavy cream until stiff peaks have formed. Set aside.
  • In another large bowl, cream together the cream cheese, butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and fresh blueberries until well combined. Fold in whipped cream. Put in refrigerator if not piping whoopi pies right away.

Notes

  • Storage in an airtight container on parchment paper (they get sticky) for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 24peopleCalories: 248kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 116mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 1gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 360IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
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