Hello everyone, welcome to my latest recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Whoopie Pies.

Some facts about whoopie pies:

  • The whoopie pie is the official state treat of Maine
  • The world’s largest whoopie pie was created in South Portland Maine on March 26, 2011, weighing in at 1,062 pounds
  • The town of Dover Foxcroft, has hosted the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival since 2009, it has around 7,500 visitors per year

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Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 12 min Total Time 32 mins
Servings: 12
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


For the sponge:

For the buttercream:


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC
  2. Whisk together the caster sugar, egg, vegetable oil and milk
  3. Stir in the flour, baking powder and cocoa
  4. Line a couple of baking sheets with parchment paper
  5. Drop 24 individual tablespoons onto the baking sheets
  6. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes
  7. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely
  8. Make the buttercream by beating together the icing sugar, cocoa powder and dairy free spread
  9. Use the frosting to sandwich together the whoopie pies
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