Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Review: Starbucks - Red Velvet Whoopie Pie

One of Starbucks' new Petites, the Red Velvet Whoopie Pie features two small red velvet cakes discs sandwiching a cream cheese frosting filling. As with all Starbucks' Petites you can purchase one for $1.50 or two for $2.50 (unless you live in Alaska or Hawaii where it costs more).

Visually, Starbucks' Red Velvet Whoopie Pie is roughly the same size and shape as an Oreo Cakester. It tastes a lot better though.

The cake portion was moist and I could actually taste the cocoa which I often find missing in a fair bit of red velvet cakes/cupcakes.
I usually find the amount of cream cheese frosting on similar items a bit too much and too sweet and the Red Velvet Whoopie Pie was no exception. However, if you have a sweet tooth I don't think it'll bother you any.

If you're eating one of these on the go or in the office, I will point out that the squiggle of red frosting pipped on top can be a bit messy; I got a bit on my fingers even when clutching the whoopie pie from the sides. The amount of red food dye in it might leave some red color on your paws.

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Nutritional Info - Starbucks Red Velvet Whoopie Pie (39g)
Calories - 190 (from Fat - 90)
Fat - 11g (Saturated Fat - 5g)
Sodium - 180mg
Carbs - 21g (Sugar - 19g)
Protein - less than 1g
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