Product Review: Arrowhead Mills Bake with Me Chocolate Cupcakes
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Jun 24 2010

Product Review: Arrowhead Mills Bake with Me Chocolate Cupcakes

Arrowhead Mills is part of the Hain-Celestial Group and has a whole line of gluten-free products. The line includes baking mixes, flours, beans, grains, rice, nut butters & seeds. While browsing around the Arrowhead Mills site today, I happened upon a recipe too interesting not to try out. The recipe is for Southwestern Roasted Poblano & Ham Pudding. Strange, huh? I think it sounds really good! Hain-Celestial has a gluten-free site called Gluten-Free Choices that is similar to General Mill’s Live Gluten Freely. A little more about Arrowhead Mills from their site:

Nourishing Your Family Since 1960

Arrowhead Mills has been one of America’s most trusted organic baking brands for 50 years. We take great pride in the fact that more than half of organic food lovers from coast-to-coast count on our naturally enriched simply made products to nourish themselves and their families.

Yesterday I wanted to give the kids an activity to do, so I suggested making the Bake with Me Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes. Jon did all of the mixing and pouring of the batter. He takes a lot of pride in his work. He reminds me a lot of myself at this age. I love the instructions on the back of the box.

The liners came with the mix and had balloons on them!! They are super cute!

All ready to go into the oven.

Done! Jon did really well at sticking the toothpick in to check the cupcakes. He is a great baker!

Hannah made the icing/frosting. It was actually more like a glaze. To be completely honest, I was being a bit lazy. It was late & I was tired & hot, so instead of getting the mixer back out, we whipped up a quick icing glaze. I used powdered sugar, Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa and Silk Pure Almond Milk. I didn’t measure, I just dumped into a bowl and judged the amounts based on consistency and taste. Hannah did the drizzling of the icing.

These cupcakes were really good! Hannah’s first word was “heaven” after she took a bite. I have to agree! These were super chocolatey! Chocolate chips would be an awesome addition to the frosting, as suggested on the box, but I had already eaten the ones sent with this mix! LOL! Can’t keep me away from chocolate for too long! Jon liked the cupcakes, too. He added some peanut butter cup icing to his. That is a teenage boy for you!

To find Arrowhead Mills Gluten-Free Products, visit this page and click on the “find a store” page at the top.

**Sending out a “Thank You” to MamboSprouts & Arrowhead Mills for the complimentary samples.

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Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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