Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream

Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream | www.foodiewithfamily.com

There’s nothing quite like the triple hit of chocolate these super moist cupcakes provide to get you going; deep, dark chocolate cake topped with airy, rich chocolate Italian buttercream, and grated chocolate. Do you really need a reason for cake? Oh sure, some occasions require it (weddings, graduations, birthdays, etc…) but do we REALLY need…

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Whipped Fruit Ice Pops

Whipped Fruit Ice Pops, Dairy Free | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I am happy to be part of the 2013 Kraft Tastemakers team. This post is part of my continuing commitment to bring family friendly recipes to you that are made from things you’re likely to have in your pantry at most times.  Do any of you remember the Jell-O Pudding Pops from the 80s? I…

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Lemon Cream No-Bake Mini-Cheesecakes

Lemon Cream No-Bake Mini-Cheesecakes | www.foodiewithfamily.com

As I type this, spring is actually, kind of, sort of, quite nearly behaving like spring. As in, there’s sunshine and a breeze instead of gunmetal grey skies and a biting wind. Things smell fresh and muddy and I, for one, like it a lot. I’m feeling sunshiney in the kitchen, too.  Our good weather…

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Peanut Butter Molasses Ginger Chews

Peanut Butter Molasses Ginger Chews | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Cookies are the instant gratification fix of the food world. You mix things together, you scoop, you bake and you iiiiiiinhale them. Or at least that’s what I do. This recipe was developed at the request of my dear-ole-dad who asked me to find a road-tested peanut butter and molasses cookie recipe for him. I…

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