Our Favorite Pumpkin Spice Recipes That Go Beyond the Basic Latte
Pumpkin Spice Latte
Autumn brings the cavalcade of pumpkin spice-flavored everything, including everyone’s favorite seasonal latte. Take it to the next level by experimenting with pumpkin spice in your kitchen -- it can amp up so much more than your morning coffee. We’re talking cakes, cookies, waffles, smoothies, you name it.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
The infamous PSL! Our DIY version is a cinch to make and we daresay even more addictive.
We’ve turned the ubiquitous fall drink into a rich gingerbread-like cake, complete with a jolt of espresso powder both in the batter and dusted on top.
Put a healthy spin on your favorite fall flavor by blitzing pumpkin puree and banana with milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and fresh ginger in your blender. It makes a delicious on-the-go breakfast for when the leaves start turning.
Seeking a go-to fall dessert? Look no further. The combination of moist, tender pumpkin-spice cake and tangy cream cheese frosting in these bars is downright irresistible.
Just the thing for a fall brunch! Serve with toasted pumpkin seeds for crunch and plenty of maple syrup.
Pumpkin-Shaped Molasses Spice Cookies
Pumpkin-spiced AND pumpkin-shaped, these festive cookies couldn’t be more fall-friendly.
Pumpkin Roulade with Mascarpone and White Chocolate
A rich mascarpone-white chocolate filling adds extra oomph to pumpkin-spice cake.
Pumpkin-Chocolate Whoopie Pies
Sandwich rich chocolate filling between cakey pumpkin-spice cookies for a bite-size dessert that will delight one and all.
These pumpkin-spice scones finished with a maple glaze will be the first to disappear at your next brunch.
Give classic snickerdoodles the pumpkin-spice treatment by pairing the traditional cinnamon with nutmeg and allspice.
Team a rich chocolate wafer crust with a creamy spiced pumpkin filling for a fall dessert that will make you forget all about pumpkin pie.
Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins
This recipe combines all of our favorite things: doughnuts, muffins, and of course, pumpkin spice! They make a decadent autumn breakfast.
Pumpkin French Toast
Pumpkin spice and pumpkin puree transform regular French toast into an autumn sensation.
Blend pumpkin puree, vanilla ice cream, orange juice, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves for a creamy kid-approved treat. If it’s cocktail hour, spike it with bourbon for the adults.
Pumpkin Layer Cake with Spiced Frosting
Pumpkin spice in the cake AND the frosting? You bet. Sometimes more is more!
Chocolate-Glazed Pumpkin Cookies
The addition of pumpkin puree makes these cookies super moist and cakey. A generous drizzle of melted chocolate is the perfect finishing touch.