Posts Tagged ‘pumpkin’

Pumpkin Crumble Cake

Yes, I realize that it’s January and by now many people have grown tired of pumpkin, ginger, and cinnamon in all their desserts, but this is a must-have recipe throughout your winter. 

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Plus, with all the terribly cold weather we’ve been getting in the midwest and east coast, lightly spiced desserts like this one really do seem to warm you up. 

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And this has been one of the best coffee cakes I’ve made in a while (though I’m not quite sure this one has topped the Apple Crumble Cake I made this past fall).  (more…)

Spiked Pumpkin Pie

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I know that Thanksgiving has long been over, but pumpkin pie is definitely a wintery treat that can definitely be made all season long. 

pumpkin pie.2If you’ve never made pumpkin pie from scratch, this recipe is definitely a great place to start. It is rich, creamy, and has just a slight kick to it (thanks to the rum).  (more…)

Pumpkin Pancakes

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Weekend mornings begin with awesome breakfasts at my house. Since we recently cooked the massive pumpkin we bought a while back, I have been on my quest to find the best pumpkin recipes. 

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It came to me that I should make pumpkin pancakes, as pancakes are a popular item at my house. After my first bite of these delicious treats, I realized that it was a recipe that I would need to make again these next couple of weeks (depending on how long our pumpkin supply lasts).  (more…)

Light Pumpkin Muffins

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Fall has been here for quite some time now, but I feel that the time between Halloween and Thanksgiving is the best time to bake pumpkin treats. I also love almost anything that’s sweet and pumpkin-flavored, so these next couple of days and weeks you’ll definitely be seeing more pumpkin-inspired treats! 

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It is important to know that these muffins are very special. They start with a perfectly balanced batter: not too sweet or too dry. A cream cheese filling adds to the overall softness. A crumb topping is put to finish, adding that needed crunch.  (more…)