As the seasons slowly shift, it’s time to bid farewell to long days of sunshine, garden fresh fruits and summertime pestos, and instead welcome some of fall’s tastiest home baked eats. Crisp air and colorful leaves calls for food that celebrates all things fall–think apple fritters, pumpkin bread, caramel corn, and warm, creamy lattes. Try not to drool over your computer screen as we overview the best of the best fall-inspired treats.
Both adorable and functional, these carved-out apples serve as the perfect cups for steamy apple cider. Guests will go crazy over this clever yet simple idea that will keep them asking for more. Don’t forget to put a small cinnamon stick in each apple “cup” for some extra pizazz! (Photo via Busy Mommy)
Comfort food at its finest, pumpkin scones are the epitome of fall. Get your timing down, and pull these treats out of the oven just before your guests arrive. Drizzle a little glaze on top and get ready to be hounded for the recipe! (Sweet Peas Kitchen)
Crunchy, munchy, and oh-so-yummy, caramel corn is the perfect fall snack. Not only is caramel corn a fantastic Halloween treat, but could be a snazzy snack for afternoon football. While it may look complicated, caramel corn can be made in a snap! (Photo via La Fuji Mama)
My fall drink of choice, the pumpkin spice latte is needless to say amazing! Imitate the Starbucks favorite with this recipe, and serve it at your next brunch or afternoon gathering. Whether or not you’re a coffee fanatic, fall is the perfect excuse to add some caffeinated, creamy goodness into your daily diet. (Photo via 20Something Cupcakes)
What could be more “fall” than apple fritters? These tasty little treats tuck warm, baked apples into each fritter bite. Whip up these fritters from scratch and let your guests be thoroughly impressed. (Photo via Seemingly Greek)
Serve any of these treats at your fall gathering and your event will be nothing short of a total hit–we guarantee it!