Makin' Whoopie...

Sunday, February 13, 2011

I love me some Valentine's Day baking! It's by far my favorite holiday to bake for. Last year I made an awesome play on a strawberry shortcake - it delicious, pink and heart shaped.

This year, since Valentine's falls on a weekday, I decided to make something fun to take to the office....thanks to my friend Serena at Big Apple Nosh, I found this recipe for Red Velvet Whoopie Pies. I made these guys mini so that co-workers can grab a little bite-sized treat when they're passing through the office kitchen.

What do you think about my first whoopie pie adventure (and, for that matter, my first red velvet)? I opted to scoop the batter into a pastry bag and piped them onto my baking sheet, letting me control the size/shape of my cookies. I also used up all of the red food coloring I could find in the kitchen!

Check out Big Apple Nosh for the recipe (and other foodie goodness) and enjoy your Valentine's Day <3.


Nicole said...

How cute are those. The first time I made Macarons my boyfriend thought they were mini whoopie pies. Let's say he was quite disappointed. He would be very happy with these.

ericabarracaphotography said...

wow. yours look prettier than hers! and i can totally veganize that recipe and make them too! hmmm...mabye ill give it a whirl! thanks for posting.

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