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Christmas Pudding Whoopie Pies

by Mark Tilling


Simple to make and decorate, whip up these chocolaty whoopie pies for festive parties.

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Chocolate whoopie pies are just the right shape and colour to dress up as Christmas puddings. Offer them as treats at a festive get-together or put them in a pretty box for a tasty homemade present.


  1. Baking Whoopie Pies
    Learn how to bake chocolate whoopie pies.
  2. Making the Filling
    Discover how to make a marshmallow filling.
  3. Decorating the Pies
    Find out how to decorate the whoopie pies to look like Christmas puddings.
  4. Variations
    Be inspired by ideas for similar treats.

Occasion: Christmas
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Featured in Winter 2011 issue

Project by Mark Tilling

Mark Tilling

author of Christmas Pudding Whoopie Pies

Mark Tilling, UK Chocolate Master 2006–2010, is Squires Kitchen International School's Master Chocolatier and resident tutor. Mark has worked as a pastry chef at top hotels including The Lanesborough, Lainston House Hotel, Hotel du Vin and Le Pave d’Auge in Normandy, France, which boasts a Michelin star. Mark twice represented the UK in the Chocolate Master world finals in Paris, where he was ranked 12th in the world in 2007 and 7th in 2009. He has also won many other gold medals in chocolate work and pâtisserie as well as judging and demonstrating at many exhibitions both in the UK and abroad. Mark is now an ambassador for chocolate in the UK and has written two books, Squires Kitchen’s Guide to Working with Chocolate and Squires Kitchen’s Guide to Making Macaroons, both published by B. Dutton Publishing.