17 Autumn Desserts to Welcome the Season!

I just love fall. The cool crisp air. The gorgeous vibrant colors. And of course, most of all, the wonderful, aromatic flavors of autumn ingredients. Pumpkins, winter squash apples, cinnamon, caramel and spice! There’s nothing better than that. This collection of 17 Autumn Desserts is proof of my love for baking treats with these ingredients.

17 Autumn Desserts

 

 

Pumpkins are for more than Decorating!

1) This Caramel Pumpkin Cake is one of those that quickly jumped to the top [Read more…]

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Apple Pecan Toffee Bars

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These bars reward patience.  Not because they take a long time to make, but because they taste so much better when they’re completely cooled.   They’re delicious warm too, but the spiced apple flavor is more pronounced when cool.

The inspiration for the bars is a jar of Smucker’s Apple Cinnamon Topping.

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Old Fashioned Spice Cake with Caramel Glaze

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I have a confession to make.  It does involve bananas, like my last confession, but only indirectly.  It will also lead to how this cake was born.  A week or so ago, I fed my family muffins and milk for dinner.  That’s it.  Everyone survived.  My 14 year old son did give me a questioning look when I told him that’s what we were having.  I offered that he could fix an egg for himself, but he downed 4 or 5 muffins in just a few minutes and seemed satisfied. 

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