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Grain Free Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Low Carb Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 309kcal
Author: Angela Roberts

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 cup sifted unsweetened cocoa (see notes)
  • 3/4 cups this sifted confectioner's swerve or powdered erythritol)
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

Instructions

  • Mix coconut flour with baking soda, salt. Set aside.
  • Heat oil and unsweetened cocoa in sauce pan, just enough that the mixture is incorporated.
  • Place this mixture in your mixer.
  • Add sifted Swerve.
  • Add eggs and sour cream. Incorporate well.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Add coconut flour mixture. Mix batter until ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Grease your whoopie pie pan. This is very important.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 350 Degrees F.
  • Cool COMPLETELY before removing.
  • 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 : 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 cup peanut butter, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, 1/4 cup heavy cream.
Chocolate Buttercream: 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, 1/2 cup butter, vanilla, 1/4 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

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 27g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g