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Daphne Oz's Blueberry Whoopie Pies

Easy, Breezy Summer Dessert

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"The Chew" co-host whips up some delicious summer treats.
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Cook Time: min

This simple summer dessert is good for on-the-go. Pack them for a picnic lunch!

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for whoopie cake:
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon of fine salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temp
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • Ingredients for filling:
  • 1 pint mascarpone cheese
  • ½ cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup blueberry puree strained
  • pinch of fine salt
  • Cooking Directions

    For the cakes:

    Arrange the oven rack in the upper and lower 2/3 of the oven and preheat to 425 degrees. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper

    Take flower, cocoa, baking soda and salt and wisk together in a medium bowl

    Cream butter and sugar in the bowl with electric mixer at high speed until fluffy (abt 4 min) Add egg and milk and beat at medium speed until incorporated. At low speed add the flower mixture in 2 batches, alternating with the milk, mixing until just blended

    Using a half tablespoon measure, drop 18 generous teaspoons of batter onto each sheet, leaving about 2 inches between each cake. Bake both sheets at the same time – about 5 to 7 minutes, until springy to the touch. Let cool on the sheets for 5 minutes then transfer to racks to cool completely

    For the filling:

    Beat together mascarpone, confectioners sugar, salt and vanilla in a bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth – about 3 minutes. Fold in blueberry puree

    Spread filling on half of the cakes. Sandwich together and serve!

    FOR THE BLUEBERRY PUREE: Pulse a pint of blueberries in a blender or food processor until pureed. Strain mixture with a strainer or cheese cloth

    Recipe courtesy Daphne Oz.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: flour, baking soda, salt, blueberries, butter

    Course: Dessert


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