Over the past decade, whoopie pies have become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon. Today, not only can you find them in every state, there is also an abundance of online bakeries available to lovers of this classic treat. They are so popular, in fact, that in 2010 The New York Times named the whoopie pie the next big thing in trendy desserts. So, where then can you find the best tasting whoopie pies in the country? A good place to begin your search is New England.
The classic whoopie pie is essentially the cake version of an Oreo. It consists of a thick layer of vanilla frosting sandwiched between two mounds of decadent chocolate cake. As a result of the skyrocketing popularity of this dessert, there has also been a rise in new and unique whoopie pie flavor combinations. It is now easy to find whoopie pies in fantastic flavors like oatmeal, banana cream, lemon, chocolate chip, mint, red velvet cake and even pumpkin—so there is definitely a whoopie pie for everyone. If spending some time in Maine, trying out one of their whoopie pies should be a priority—and some of the best whoopie pies in the country are found here. One of the most delicious brands is located in the town of Freeport, a small town which is any shopper’s mecca—and it is also home to the flagship L.L. Bean store. After a long day shopping the outlets and boutiques here, make a stop at Wicked Whoopies for an unforgettable selection of this tasty treat.