As the temperature is dropping and leaves brown and wither, finding an indoor, attention-absorbing activity starts to sound more appealing. One of the most memorable parts of fall, bringing the most heartwarming nostalgia, is baking yearly, limited-time goods.
Seasonal spices are often added in these recipes, some of the most trending flavors being pumpkin spice, ginger, and cinnamon. These ingredients, and many more, can be used in a variety of creative ways. Here are some of the most crafty ideas.
A fun, original recipe to try this fall that includes pumpkin spice are the “Frosted Pumpkin Cookies,” via “Inspired By Charm”. These cookies have a rich frosting that accommodates the strong pumpkin flavor in the soft cookie part and they are perfect to make on a chilly fall day. They require minimal effort to create and are said to be melt-in-your mouth delicious.
The “Gingerbread Whoopie Pies,” by Sally’s Baking Addiction, innovatively compliments ginger, by bringing out it’s underrated flavors. Whoopie Pies are actually known to be called “Gobs” in Western Pennsylvania. While most Whoopie Pies normally have cakey outside pieces, this recipe has the texture of an actual cookie. The spices bring out the most light and elegant flavors, while the cream cheese filling contrasts with its powerful, pungent presence.
Another fall-inspired compound is the mouth-watering, “ Best Apple Crisp”, compiled by “Belle of the Kitchen” . Unlike an ordinary Apple Crisp, oats are added to the buttery, cinnamon topping as a special addition. This recipe is made to be extremely flexible to one’s taste palette , which enables an interested baker to add extra toppings such as walnuts. With a scoop of vanilla ice cream as a final touch, it will taste heavenly.
All of these recipes are just a few ways to spice up your fall season. When it’s too cold to do outdoor activities, baking is the perfect alternative! No matter what season, baking brings family and friends together, so why not try it!