10 Recipes: 5 Fall Flavors to Tempt Your Taste Buds

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What’s on your fall menu? We’ll take a guess: hearty, soul-soothing, body-warming soups, breads, drinks, and desserts. In Autumn, it’s fun to experiment with spicy flavors and new ways of infusing fall flavors into your favorite meals, from pumpkin ravioli to cinnamon ice cream. In fact, there are a few tried-and-true flavors of the season that we all seem to look forward to during the season.

For example, these 5 fall flavors: Pumpkin Spice, Salted Caramel, Apple Cider, Maple, and Butternut Squash. And, just to kick off your fall baking with some inspiration… here they are in the form of a drink and a bite to eat. Enjoy!


Pumpkin Spice

DRINK: Pumpkin Spice Latte | What Makes It Delicious: 2 c. milk (dairy or non-dairy) | 2 tbsp. pumpkin puree | 1-3 tablespoons sugar, to taste | 1 tbsp. vanilla extract | 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, plus more for serving | 1/2 c.  strong hot coffee | whipped cream, for serving

See how to stir up this spicy concoction: InspiredTaste


EAT: Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake | What Makes It Delicious: 3/4 c. graham crackers, crushed | 3/4 c. ginger snaps, crushed | 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted | 2 tbsp. granulated sugar | kosher salt | 3, 8-oz. bars cream cheese, softened | 1 c. packed light brown sugar | 1 c. pumpkin puree | 1/4 c. sour cream | 1 tsp. vanilla extract | 3 large eggs | 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour | 1-1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice, plus more for garnish | warm caramel, for garnish | whipped cream, for garnish | chopped, toasted pecans, for garnish

Get the baking basics and more: Delish


Salted Caramel

DRINK: Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa | What Makes It Delicious: 2 c. milk | 1-1/2 c. of half and half | 6 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder | 1/2 tsp. salt | 2 tsp. vanilla extract | 1/2 c. sugar | 1/4 c. caramel sauce

Mix it all up and get tips: Chef-in-Training


EAT: No-Churn Salted Caramel Ice Cream | What Makes It Delicious: Salted Caramel: 2 c. sugar | 12 tbsp. unsalted butter, cut in chunks, at room temperature | 1 c. heavy cream, warmed | 2 tbsp. ground Baker’s Grind (Spiced sugar and salt blend) | 1 tsp. flaky sea salt | Ice Cream: 1, 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk | 2 c. heavy cream | 1 tsp. vanilla bean paste | 6 tbsp. salted caramel

See how to stir up some ice-cold deliciousness: CloudyKitchen


Apple-Cinnamon

DRINK: Apple Cider | What Makes It Delicious: 10-12 medium apples, assorted | 2 medium navel orange peeled and sectioned | 4, 3-inch cinnamon sticks or 2 tsp. ground cinnamon | 1 tbsp. whole cloves or 1-1/2 tbsp. ground cloves | 1 gallon fresh water | dark brown sugar to taste, optional | Optional Garnish: apple slices orange slices, cinnamon stick

Shake up you fall with this classic drink: AddAPinch

EAT: Apple Cider Donuts | What Makes It Delicious: 4 c. all-purpose flour | 4 tsp. baking powder | 1-1/2 tsp. salt | 1/2 tsp. baking soda | 1-1/2 tbsp. ground cinnamon | 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg | 1/4 c. unsalted butter, melted and cooled | 2 eggs | 1 c. sugar | ½ c.  buttermilk | 1 c. unsweetened applesauce, from jar | 1-1/2 c. fresh apple, peeled and grated | For the Coating: Unsweetened applesauce OR melted butter | 1 c. sugar | 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon | dash of ground nutmeg, optional

Learn how to bake up these sweet treats: TheCakeBlog


Maple

DRINK: Maple Old-Fashioned | What Makes It Delicious: 2 oz. rye whiskey or bourbon | 1 tsp. pure maple syrup | dash of angostura bitters | orange peel, for garnish

See how to whip it all up: Epicurious


EAT: Maple Cookies | What Makes It Delicious: 1 c. butter, softened | 1 c. packed brown sugar | 1 egg | 1 c. real maple syrup | 1 tsp. vanilla extract | 2 tsp. baking soda | 1/2 tsp. salt | 4 c. all-purpose flour | 1/3 c. granulated sugar, for decoration

Get the full how-to: Allrecipes


Butternut Squash

DRINK: Winter Squash Cocktail | What Makes It Delicious: 1 small butternut squash (about 1 lb.) | 1, 750 ml bottle vodka | 2 tbsp. / 1 fluid oz. simple syrup | 1 tablespoon / 1/2 fluid oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice | 1 tbsp. / 1/2 fluid oz. freshly squeezed lime juice | 1 sage leaf, as garnish | 1 big pinch ground cinnamon, as garnish | 1 big pinch freshly grated nutmeg, as garnish

See how to mix it all together: ShockinglyDelicious


EAT: Butternut-and-Boursin Shells | What Makes It Delicious: 1 large butternut squash | Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper | 1/4 c. blanched hazelnuts, toasted and chopped, for serving | 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling | 3/4 lb. medium pasta shells | 1 c. baby arugula, for serving

Get the full recipe and cooking instructions: MarthaStewart


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