Whoopie Pie Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Whoopie-Pie-Filled-Chocolate-CupcakesIngredients:

CAKE BATTER

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup hot coffee

FILLING

  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Crisco shortening
  • 2 1/2-3 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

  1. You will also need a parchment decorating bag (or bag of some kind) and a jelly donut filling tip (or long tip of some kind).
  2. In a large bowl mix all of the cake batter together except for the coffee.
  3. After it is mixed well, add the hot coffee, mixing well again.
  4. Put into paper-lined cupcake tins.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for about 15-20 minute till done.
  6. Cool the cupcakes before filling.
  7. While cupcakes are baking prepare the filling.
  8. In a jar shake together the flour, milk, and salt.
  9. Put this into a saucepan, and on a medium heat, cook till you have a thick paste, stirring constantly.
  10. Let cool.
  11. In a mixer, combine the sugar, shortening, and vanilla and beat well, about 5-7 minutes so that the sugar and shortening are well blended.
  12. Add the flour paste and whip for another 5-7 minutes.
  13. The more you whip the fluffier it gets.
  14. Using parchment bags for cake decorating or other bag that you have and a jelly donut filling tip, fill the bag with the the filling.
  15. Insert the tip into the center of each cupcake and squeeze until the cupcake cracks open.

Prep Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 1 hrs
Yield: 26

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