Fall is all about vibrant fall foliage, Thanksgiving, festivals, and obviously PUMPKINS. Pumpkins are everywhere when it is fall and perhaps, it is the most recognizable flavor of the fall. The delicious aroma of pumpkin spice, savory pumpkin treats – pumpkin desserts feel cozy and warm when the temperature outside is dropping and you crave for something sweet. We’ve rounded up some of the most luscious recipes for pumpkin desserts that are just perfect as an end note after your hearty fall meals. Fall celebration is all about adding some pumpkins to tour pantry. And with these amazing recipes below, you will fall in love with those cute orange pumpkins all over again. Let’s go through the delectable dessert recipes that will perfectly pair with the cool weather and will taste heavenly.
Just host a fall dinner party, bake a whole bunch of pumpkin desserts and let all the guests fight for an extra bite. These recipes for pumpkin desserts are fun, colorful, and you will enjoy each of these sweets treats to the core. Check out these ultimate pumpkin dessert recipes that will make everyone yearn for more.
Toothsome Recipes For Pumpkin Desserts You Will Fall For:
Pumpkin Seed Brittle:
A basic brittle that has crunchy raw shelled pumpkin seeds and heavenly aromas coming from ground cinnamon. A wonderful addition to your pumpkin dessert list that will wow everyone. The recipe requires only a few ingredients and makes under one hour, more precisely within 35 minutes. So when you need a last-minute dessert option to feed all the guests, try this one. Get the recipe at ‘CountryLiving’.
Cassava Pumpkin Muffins:
Super-yum, moist, and is made with a unique ingredient cassava flour – Cassava pumpkin muffins are for those who want to substitute normal wheat flour with a healthy variant. Cassava flour is basically the whole root of yucca and that is peeled, dried, and ground. So if you want a flour variant that is gluten-free and grain-free, go for this cassava flour. This recipe also uses rich pumpkin pie spice and will burst into delicious fall flavor into your mouth. Want to make it completely vegan? Substitute your egg with any healthy egg substitute. Get the recipe at ‘Better Homes & Gardens’
Perfect Homemade Pumpkin Pie:
Going traditional sometimes works the best. When all those fancy pumpkin recipes were not in business, pumpkin pies were the only dessert options that were made to celebrate fall. You need to a make good quality pumpkin filling here and for that, always use fresh pumpkin puree instead of canned pumpkin. Mix that well with the sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice spices that will make the warm pumpkin custard filling. Use homemade flaky pie crust for the best taste. Smooth, dreamy, and a burst of fall inside your mouth. Get the recipe at ‘MasterClass’.
Layered Pumpkin Dessert:
This is one of the most delicious recipes for pumpkin desserts that has four yummy layers – one buttery pecan layer, a whipped cream layer, one fluffy pumpkin and pudding layer, and to top everything there is a layer of whipped topping. Impressive enough to woo your guests and a great Thanksgiving dessert, without an iota of doubt. Top your dessert with some chopped pecan sprinkles and serve chilled. Get the recipe at ‘Lil’ Luna’.
Vegan Pumpkin Pudding:
What to do when you have some pumpkin puree? Make this irresistible and fall-appropriate pumpkin pudding. Makes in a jiffy, tastes and looks divine, and the best past about the recipe? It is dairy-free and completely vegan. When the nature is ablaze with gold, rust, and red and the temperature outside is making you go craze over sweet treats, make this lovely dessert and have it to fill your senses. Add a dash of extra cinnamon or nutmeg to make it look extra savory. Get the recipe at ‘The Spruce Eats’.
A classic pumpkin sheet cake with a whole lot of cream cheese frosting – these pumpkin bars are quintessentially autumn. The recipe uses pumpkin puree – use canned or homemade, and it uses pumpkin spices. Top your golden brown baked bars with a hearty amount of fluffy and light cream cheese frosting, and some festive sprinkles. A perfectly fall-ready pumpkin dessert is ready to get served. Get the recipe at ‘Dinner At The Zoo’.
Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon Pie:
A sassy variant to your usual pumpkin-pie, this pie recipe stands out among the crowd with its chiffon texture and toasted coconut. You can make this fantastic dessert a day ahead and when the next day you will serve this serve immediately after topping it with light and fluffy whipped cream and shredded coconut. Yum in the tum! Get the recipe at ‘My Recipes’.
Coconut milk is used in making this silky-smooth mousse recipe as a substitute for milk and that makes it another dairy-free and gluten-free recipe on our list of the best recipes for pumpkin desserts. You use pumpkin, honey, pumpkin spice, and coconut cream to make this super palatable recipe. It is a no-bake dessert. You need to whip the cream to that extent so that it does not get much lighter. The cream should have a lighter but not the lightest consistency. It should be more like a pudding and not like a typical mousse. You can try adding maple syrup in the place of honey too. Try this appealing mousse recipe and see appreciations flocking in. Get the recipe at ‘Dessert Now Dinner Later’.
Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake:
To add a sweet end note to your Thanksgiving dinner party, top off the feast with this outstanding pumpkin cheesecake. It just screams fall and cozy sweet treats. And the most interesting part about this recipe is that it combines two classic recipes for pumpkin desserts. For the crust of the cheesecake, mix crushed graham crackers and melted butter. The filling of cheesecake contains rich aromatic spices, luscious pumpkin puree, and a whole lot of softened cream cheese. Adjust the amount of sugar according to the sweetness you want. Top your cheesecake with candied pecans and caramel. Get the recipe at ‘Betty Crocker’.
Chocolate Pumpkin Milkshake:
Make a batch of this delicious chocolate pumpkin milkshake and you are ready with the perfect sweet treats for the Thanksgiving party. If you are a fan of both chocolate and pumpkin, this is one of the best recipes for pumpkin desserts that will surely lure you. Gets ready in 15 minutes so you get enough time to concentrate in your Turkey preparation and fall decoration. Get the recipe at ‘Wine Lady Cooks’.
Crisp evenings and fall foliage set the perfect mood for these awesome sweet treats. It is the season when pumpkin is everywhere. So why not put these abundant squashes in some good use? I mean make a lot of yummy pumpkin recipes. And do you know that pumpkins come with a whole lot of health benefits too. So try these toothsome recipes for pumpkin desserts and feel the romance of the season to the fullest? What about the extra calories that you intake? Mmmm… a cheat day once in a while is advisable, folks, at least when it gives you so much of pleasure and sense of reward, right?