10 Fall Pumpkin Recipes That Aren't PSLs
We are two days into fall, and fans of the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL to die-hards) have likely already sipped their weight in the sweet nectar. The drink has its share of devotees (it even has a sizeable Twitter following!) but one thing it didn't have until this season? Any real pumpkin.
So to help satisfy that pumpkin craving, we've rounded up our favorite sweet and savory recipes for true fans of this delectable fall flavor.
Three Layers of Pumpkin Goodness
I dare you not to salivate just reading the name of this recipe. Made with pumpkin pie filling, you will want to make this dessert for all your fall occasions.
Make This: Pumpkin Tiramisu Layer Cake
Pumpkin + Booze = Love
This recipe has a lot going for it — pureed pumpkin, bourbon, graham cracker crumbs, not to mention it's a milkshake.
Make This: Bourbon Pumpkin Milkshake
Holiday-Perfect Pumpkin Soup
We're close to the holiday season, and this curried pumpkin crawfish soup is the perfect appetizer to round out your menu.
Make This: Pumpkin, Crawfish and Corn Soup
Double Up on Morning Pumpkin
What would go better with your morning PSL than even more pumpkin flavor? Whip up this morning classic with pumpkin puree for a fall-inspired way to start your day.
Make This: Pumpkin Pancakes With Vanilla-Bourbon Syrup
Make Classic Pumpkin Pie
You can't go wrong with a classic. With only seven simple ingredients, you can make this on the fly for last-minute company.
Make This: Your New Go-To Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Or, Drink Your Pumpkin Pie!
If you can't get enough of pumpkin pie, add the flavor to a cocktail. All you need is pumpkin spice liqueur and a few other tasty ingredients.
Make This: Pumpkin Pie Martini
Pumpkin and Chocolate
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones
The perfect companion to an early morning (or late night) cup of hot tea, coffee or cocoa, these dense, flavorful scones combine two favorite fall flavors: pumpkin and chocolate. Get the recipe: http://www.hgtv.com/entertaining/pumpkin-chocolate-chip-scones-recipe/index.html
To get the most out of this recipe, dunk the scones in coffee or hot chocolate.
Make This: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones
Spicy and savory, this soup shooter recipe is for a more refined palate.
Make This: Pumpkin Shooters
Layers of Flavor
Pumpkin Mousse and Ginger Parfaits
Andrea Bearce of Bake Sale Austin shares this recipe that features layers of creamy pumpkin mousse, crunchy graham-cracker streusel and dense maple-ginger cake — a combination that's sure to become a favorite fall dessert and new Thanksgiving tradition. Get the recipe: http://www.hgtv.com/entertaining/pumpkin-mousse-and-ginger-parfaits/index.html
Your guests won't forget the delectable combination of pumpkin mousse, graham cracker streusel and maple-ginger cake.
Make This: Pumpkin and Ginger Mousse Parfaits
Pumpkin Pie Dip
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Gingersnap cookies are a fall staple, so pair them with an unexpected flavorful pumpkin pie dip.
Make This: Gingersnap Cookies With Pumpkin Pie Dip