Grain Free Chocolate Whoopie Pies
 
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A low Carb version of the chocolate whoopie pie, using coconut flour with unsweetened cocoa as the base. These grain free whoopie pies are filled with a stabilized whipped cream.
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Recipe type: Low Carb Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoons sea salt
  • ½ cup sifted, unsweetened cocoa (see notes)
  • ¾ cups this sifted, confectioner's swerve or powdered erythritol)
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
Instructions
  1. Mix coconut flour with baking soda, salt. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil and unsweetened cocoa in sauce pan, just enough that the mixture is incorporated.
  3. Place this mixture in your mixer.
  4. Add sifted Swerve.
  5. Add eggs and sour cream. Incorporate well.
  6. Add vanilla.
  7. Add coconut flour mixture. Mix batter until ingredients are well incorporated.
  8. Grease your whoopie pie pan. This is very important.
  9. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 350 Degrees F.
  10. Cool COMPLETELY before removing.
  11. Fill with any filling of your choice. See body of this recipe for filling ideas.
Notes
Re: Unsweetened cocoa. I used Hershey's regular but 2 tablespoons were the dark chocolate. You can use all regular.

Nutrition: Does NOT include filling.

Fillings

Stabilized Whipped Cream: 1 cup heavy whipping cream with 2 tablespoons cream cheese, 2 tablespoons Swerve.


Peanut Butter Cream : ¼ cup butter, ½ cup peanut butter, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, ¼ cup heavy cream.

Chocolate Buttercream: ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, ½ cup butter, vanilla, ¼ cup heavy cream.

Cream Cheese Frosting: 4 ounces cream cheese, 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 2 cups Confectioner's Swerve.

Chocolate Ganache: If using Lily's Dark Chocolate Melt 8 ounces Darkest Chocolate chips with 8 tablespoons butter. Once smooth, add 1 cup heated cream. Mix well. Cool Completely. (this is my favorite chocolate filling).

Chocolate Ganache, if using regular dark 70% chocolate: Heat 1 cup heavy cream. Pour over 8 ounces chopped chocolate. Let sit for five minutes. Stir until incorporated. Stir in 2 tablespoons softened butter.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 309 Fat: 27 Unsaturated fat: 6 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 10 Protein: 9
Recipe by Spinach Tiger at https://spinachtiger.com/grain-free-chocolate-whoopie-pies/