Fall is here! I have really been wanting some delicious fall treats and I found some recipes that look to die for. They all feature a fall color palette of creams, oranges, yellows, and browns as well as just looking absolutely delectable. This color scheme is one my favorites so I put together outwear, shoes, tops, pants, and bags for fall featuring this rich color palette. Enjoy!
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 egg, slightly beaten
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup self-rising flour
- 2 peeled and cored pears
- Vegetable oil, for frying
- Vanilla ice cream, for garnish, optional
- Cinnamon-sugar, for garnish, optional
- Confectioners' sugar, for garnish, optional
- Maple syrup, for garnish, optional
- Mint leaves, for garnish, optional
Whisk together milk, egg, sugar, cinnamon and sour cream. Add flour. Set aside.
Slice the cored pears into rings. Heat the oil in skillet. Dip rings into batter and place in hot oil. Fry until golden brown.
Top with vanilla ice cream and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar and powered sugar, if desired. Drizzle with maple syrup and garnish with a mint leaf, if desired.
Orange Coffee Cake
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted, plus more for pan
- 1 (16.3-ounce) can refrigerated biscuits (recommended: Pillsbury Grands Flaky Layers)
- 1/4 cup minced walnuts
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons orange zest
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons orange juice, or more as necessary
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9-inch round cake pan.
Separate the biscuit dough into 8 biscuits. Place 1 biscuit in the center of the pan. Cut the remaining biscuits in half, forming 14 half-circles. Arrange the pieces around the center biscuit with cut sides facing in the same direction. Brush melted butter over the tops of the biscuits.
In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, granulated sugar, and orange zest. Mix well and sprinkle over biscuits. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, and orange juice. Blend until smooth adding more orange juice, if needed, to thin. Drizzle glaze over the warm coffee cake and serve.
- 1 (1 pound) loaf plain ciabatta or focaccia
- 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 8 cloves
- 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 1/2 pounds Gala, Braeburn, or Pink Lady apples, peeled, cored, and cut into sixths
- Ice cream or whipped cream, for serving
Heat oven to 450 degrees F and arrange rack in the middle. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, place bread on top, and set aside.
Melt butter in a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat. When foaming subsides, remove from heat, add vanilla, salt, and cloves and sprinkle sugar evenly into pan.
Place apples in a single layer and return to stove. Cook over medium heat, turning apples once, until apples are knife tender, about 10 minutes. Arrange apples on bread and pour all but 1/4 cup caramel sauce on top. Bake in oven until caramel sauce bubbles and bread is heated through, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from oven, pour remaining caramel on apples and let pizza sit for 5 minutes before cutting. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.
Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Maple Icing
- 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup cooked mashed sweet potato (about 1 medium potato)
- Vegetable oil, for frying
Maple Icing, recipe follows
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans
In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sour cream, and sweet potato. Gradually add flour mixture, stirring to combine. Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface. Knead in flour with hands as needed (dough will be sticky). Roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut out dough with a 2 1/4-inch round cutter. Cut out center of doughnuts with a 3/4-inch round cutter. Re-roll dough as needed.
In a Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil over medium heat to 360 degrees F. Cook doughnuts, in batches, in hot oil, 2 minutes per side, or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels. Ice top of doughnuts with Maple Icing, and sprinkle with chopped pecans
2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon maple extract
In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and 3 tablespoons milk; stir well. Add additional milk to reach desired consistency. Stir in maple extract.
Yield: 1 cup icing
Chic Fall Pieces
*Images via polyvore.com, Recipes via foodnetwork.com