Mini Carrot Cake Woopie Pies

Mini Whoopie Pies – Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting

Who can resist these delicious pop in your mouth mini whoopie pies made from a family favorite recipe Carrot Cake & Cream Cheese Frosting.

The trick to making these is to use a mini cupcake pan and only fill it 1/4 of the way. This will make a uniform flat round shape.  Take the cream cheese frosting and spread on the flat surface of one carrot cake then top with another.  For fun and a festive presentation, roll in colored sugar or sprinkles.

The mini whoopie pies will disappear quickly.

Super Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

Ingredients

• 2 cups all purpose flour
• 2 cups sugar
• 3 cups finely shredded carrots
• 1 teaspoon baking powder
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1 cup vegetable oil
• 4 large eggs

Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Slightly grease each cavity of the mini cupcake pan. Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Mix at low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly while mixing.  Mix at high speed for 3 minutes, scraping bowl every minute.

Pour batter into cupcake pan until each cavity is 1/4  full.

Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool 10 minutes in pans then move to wire rack to cool completely.

 

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick), room temperature
  • 8 oz of Philly cream cheese (1 package), room temperature
  • 2 – 3 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Directions
  • With an electric mixer, mix the butter and cream cheese together, about 3 minutes on medium speed until very smooth. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl to ensure even mixing.
  • Add the vanilla extract and mix. Slowly add the powdered sugar. Keep adding until you get to desired sweetness and thickness.
  • Either spread on with a blunt knife or spatula.

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