From pumpkin spiced lattes to spiced pumpkin bread, fall isn’t truly here until you have your first taste of the season’s main ingredient. We’ve pulled together six delicious fall pumpkin recipes that will help get you and your family in the autumn spirit – check it out!
1. Pumpkin bread. Pumpkin bread is a fall classic that everyone is sure to love. If you want to get a little creative while baking, add in chocolate chips, raisins or nuts! It’s so simple to make – most of the ingredients you need are probably already in your kitchen, including brown sugar, flour and butter. Not to mention your house will fill with amazing seasonal scents as it bakes!
2. Roasted pumpkin soup. For a savory recipe, try a tasty and flavorful fall soup to warm you up as the weather cools down. Use fresh, in-season vegetables like carrots and sweet potatoes to get all the health benefits, while also giving your base a vibrant color. Top your soup off with a dollop of Greek yogurt, parsley, or even a little olive oil for added flavor.
3.Pumpkin bars. This decadent fall dessert is perfect for gatherings or whenever that sweet tooth craving hits. While your pumpkin bars bake, quickly throw together some cream cheese, sugar, butter and vanilla to make a delicious icing to put on top. This dessert cuts into neat bars, so it’s the perfect treat to package for friends and neighbors as well!
4.Pumpkin ginger waffles. Spice up your breakfast routine! Add pumpkin purée, ginger and cinnamon to your favorite waffle batter for a fall-inspired breakfast. Top with chocolate chips, pecans or whipped cream for a delicious brunch staple your whole family will love.
5.Pumpkin pie. Another fall classic is a big slice of pumpkin pie! Save some time by picking up store-bought pie crust – you’ll still get the same delicious taste without spending hours in the kitchen. For the filling, you can use fresh or canned pumpkin, and then add some cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg to achieve the quintessential taste you know and love. Don’t forget the cool whip on top!
6.Pumpkin alfredo. Need a quick and easy fall dinner idea? Grab your favorite pasta to start and make a delicious, savory sauce with pumpkin, Parmesan and whole milk. This creamy pasta dish can work as a side or an entrée with the addition of your favorite protein. Garnish your dish with some parsley or even more Parmesan for the cheese-lovers in the house. Pro tip: grate some fresh nutmeg on top for an even deeper flavor!
These delicious pumpkin flavored recipes are sure to be a crowd pleaser! Gather around your Stanley Martin Homes kitchen and share some fall favorites with the whole family – what could be better?!
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