Giant Ganache-Topped Whoopie Pie

Looking for a chocolaty dessert using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix? Then try this luscious cake that’s topped with ganache and filled with marshmallow creme.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Cake

1/2
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups)
1/2
cup water
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs

Filling

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme
1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla

Ganache

1/2
cup whipping cream
4
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray bottoms and sides of two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray with flour. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until moistened, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pans. Bake 14 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy. On serving plate, place 1 cake layer, rounded side down. Spread filling over cake, spreading slightly over edge. Top with second layer, rounded side up.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream over low heat until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate until melted. Cool about 10 minutes. Pour ganache onto top of cake; spread with spatula so it just begins to flow over edge of cake. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

A 1-inch-wide metal spatula works well for spreading glazes, fillings and frostings.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.