Monday, April 23, 2018

Gluten Free Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Love red velvet cake? Try these gluten free red velvet whoopie pies. They have a cake-like texture in a cookie form!

To me, red velvet is much more about the chocolate/vanilla taste than the color. But you can certainly add red food coloring if you want to!

Gluten Free Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
  • 2 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, at room temperature
  • 1 Flax-Egg (directions on side of blog)
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 3/4 Cup Rice Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Tapioca Starch
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Xanthan Gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Red Food Coloring, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt two tablespoons of butter.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the rice flour, starch, sugar, cocoa powder, xanthan gum, baking soda, baking powder, salt and mix.
  4. Add the melted and softened butters and mix into the dry ingredients with a fork until crumbly.
  5. Add the flax-egg, vanilla, vinegar and food coloring (if using) and mix.
  6. Add the milk and beat until the batter thickens and becomes elastic.
  7. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and scoop out your batter into small rounds. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool on baking sheet and then completely on cooling rack. Find pairs and fill with the frosting of your choice.

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