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Creamsicle Whoopie Pies are fun to make and a great spring and summer treat!

Creamsicle Whoopie Pies

Creamsicle Whoopie Pies are so incredibly delicious - the cake is perfectly moist and the frosting is just the right balance of orange and vanilla flavors.
Author Ang Paris, Juggling Act Mama

Ingredient List

  • 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • Orange Butter Cream Frosting:
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • orange food coloring (optional
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350-degrees and grease a whoopie pie pan.
  2. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, softened butter, orange zest and vanilla. Slowly add the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  4. Spoon the batter into the prepared pans. Do not fill the wells more than 2/3รข??s full. Bake for 12-15 minutes until a tester comes out clean.
  5. Remove from the pan from the oven and let set for 10 minutes before turning out onto a rack to cool completely.
  6. Whisk together the sugar, orange extract and butter, adding the milk as needed. Beat for about 3 minutes until fluffy and thick.
  7. Mix in enough of the orange food coloring to turn the frosting the desired color of orange, if desired.
  8. Spoon the frosting into a piping bag and pipe onto one cake, place a second cake on top.

Recipe Notes

Store whoopie pies in the refrigerator in an airtight container until ready to serve.