Is there anything better than a stormy day with no plans? This morning I awoke to heavy, grey clouds and the prospect of endless rain and a preheated oven. Menu du jour? Well since you asked…

Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Filling and Chocolate Ganache

Indeed, my first attempt at the new ‘cupcake of 2011‘ was nothing less than satisfyingly tasty, certain to become a recipe regular…

Rows of delicate ganache and smooth vanilla icing, sandwiched humbly between slightly spongy chocolate ends.

An arranged marriage of a cookie and a cake…”I do.”

Encore? Je pense, Oui.

A day of afternoon baths, new recipes and rain…

p.e.

Recipe adapted from Bon Appetit