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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

September 21, 2012 by Newsroom Editor

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Impress your friends and family with our delicious homemade dessert made with Florida Orange Juice. Our Florida Orange Red Velvet Whoopie Pies are a great treat to bring to parties or separate out for easy gifts for family and friends.

Ingredients

Filling:

  • ½ cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tbsp. butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Whoopie Pies:

  • 1 cup Florida Orange Juice
  • 1 (18 to 22-ounce) red velvet cake mix
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

Servings
6
Calories
200 kcal
Total Fat
5.67g
Protein
3.22g
Sugars
22.8g
Calcium
62mg
Calories From Fat
51 kcal
Carbohydrate
34.62g
Cholesterol
25mg
Fiber
0.3g
Folate
27µg
Iron
0.4mg
Potassium
80mg
Saturated Fat
3.4g
Sodium
286mg
Thiamin
0mg
Trans Fat
0g
Vitamin A
188iu
Vitamin C
7mg

Preparation:

Filling:

1. Whip heavy cream to stiff peaks; reserve.

2. Combine cream cheese, sugar, butter and vanilla in mixing bowl; beat with the mixer until combined.

3. Fold reserved whipped cream into mixture.

4. Refrigerate until chilled.

5. Just before using, mix gently by hand until soft.

Whoopie Pies:

1. Pour Florida Orange Juice in small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cook until reduced by ⅓. Remove from heat; reserve.

2. Combine red velvet cake mix, reduced Florida Orange Juice, egg, butter, flour and vanilla; mix with wooden spoon until combined, being careful not to over mix.

3. Form mixture into 24 (1½-in. diameter) balls; place on greased baking sheet, allowing space between for dough to spread.

4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

5. Bake in oven for 10 to 12 minutes, until cookies are set, but not crispy.

To Assemble Whoopie Pies:

1. Just before serving, spread 1 to 3 tablespoons of filling on flat side of 12 cookies; top with remaining cookies, flat side toward filling.

2. Dust with powdered sugar; serve immediately.