It’s time to transition from hardly turning on the oven and only craving ice cream over the summer, to cooler days. I’ve started thinking about all my favorite autumn bakes. I cherish crispy afternoons with my windows open, candles lit around the house, and cinnamon sprinkled across my kitchen counter. To start the autumn season created I’ve compiled a list of ‘must try’ 15 easy fall baking recipes. All simple, delicious, and full of cozy goodness.
Are you craving sweet, full of flavor, easy to make cherry scones recipe for breakfast? Well, I hope you are now! Scones are the dessert style cousin of the breakfast biscuit. These sweet scones are flavored with lemon zest, orange zest, vanilla and almond extract with delicious ripe red cherries.
Apple Cinnamon Pop Tarts
Homemade pop tarts are one of my favorite things to make. To put it simply, they’re little breakfast pies and you know how I feel about pie. My favorite pop tarts as a kid were the frosted brown sugar cinnamon. Warm or cold I could always find a reason to enjoy them.
Baked Apple Cider Donuts
Baked donuts flavored with homemade apple butter, apple cider, chunks of fresh apples, and rolled in cinnamon sugar are a staple autumn treat. The smell of spices and warm apples is all I need to know that fall is here. Enjoy this easy to mix, bake, and oh so delicious fall donut recipe.
Brown Sugar Banana Bread
If you’re wondering whether or not you need another banana bread recipe, I’m here to say abso-freaking-lutely!! Especially this easy delicious brown butter, fig preserves, brown sugar banana bread recipe.
Apple French Toast
Warm spiced apples atop thick slices of brioche french toast is exactly what you need on a cold morning. I love to treat myself to a little breakfast indulgence on the weekends and french toast is one of them. Little prep work and lots of flavor for mouthfuls of baked apples, cozy spices, and sweet bread in every bite.
Pear and Plum Crisp
You are going to absolutely love this boozy vanilla rum pear and plum crisp. It has all the best fall flavors and is super easy to whip together. I mean warm fall fruit and a crispy golden brown, buttery topping! Could it get any better?
Moist Pumpkin Bread Recipe
Easy pumpkin bread recipe that can be made in a loaf pan, mini loaf pans or a fluted tin. The crumb texture is light and moist like a sweet bread. Mix in dark chocolate chunks and top with a toasted Italian meringue for an absolutely delicious way to enjoy pumpkin.
Wine Poached Pears
Wine Poached Pears are one of my favorite kitchen smells in the fall. The aroma of spices and fall fruit are better than most candles. I always feel like I’m enjoying a sophisticated dessert when I make them. You can make red wine or white wine poached pears depending on your personal preference. Not only are they gorgeous but taste amazing with cream, chocolate, and granola!
Butterscotch Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies
Oh yes, Butterscotch Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies are definitely a thing! Every year around the end of September I begin stocking up on Pumpkin puree. I don’t know if its the change in the weather or all the advertisements for Pumpkin Spice Lattes that gets me in the mood for pumpkin everything.
Apricot White Chocolate Blondies
Browned butter white chocolate blondies with delicious chunks of apricots are going to be your new brownie alternative! I know devouring a couple of of these squares always puts a smile on my face.
Apple Pie Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
I suggest you make a batch the day before, keep in the fridge and bake the next morning. Your house will smell amazing and your stomach will thank you for the gooey deliciousness of these rolls.
Poached Pear Cardamom Cakes
Cardamom Cakes scream fall to me, especially when its paired with Poached Pears and Maple Cream. I’ve been waiting for the first leaf to fall so I could start baking with Autumn spices.
Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread
My favorite Skillet Cornbread Recipe is a soft slightly sweet southern style cornbread. A take on the old southern classic includes honey to give it just the right amount of sweetness without tasting like a cake. It still has a crumble, but retains more moisture with the addition of sour cream and buttermilk for a lighter texture than old school more dense cornbread recipes.
Homemade Pumpkin Pie From Scratch
I’m a bit biased but this is the Best Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe from scratch and the ultimate Thanksgiving dessert in my opinion. I prefer pumpkin pie with a little booze enhanced flavor, served cold, and always with a homemade crust.
Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies
If you love a balanced mixture of spices, melt in your mouth cookie, you need these chewy ginger molasses cookies. Make the dough with a hand mixer, measure out into balls, roll them in a little sugar ginger mixture and bake.