Buttery Bubble Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted

Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites, beaten