In Autumn, as the leaves begin to turn, pumpkin flavored items begin popping up everywhere, from coffee shops to fast food restaurants and even the local pub. Let’s check out some of the many ways to tempt your tastebuds with pumpkin.
The eye-catching illustrations on pumpkin beers often feature frightening characters, including skeletons, spiders, and this hippo with lots of attitude.
Caramel Pumpkin Frappuccino
Gooey caramel, whipped cream & pumpkin give this chilled coffee drink a delicious seasonal twist.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
A hot latte warms you up after raking the leaves on a chilly autumn day.
Pumpkin Spice Cocoa
Pumpkin and chocolate are a great flavor combination.
Entrees & Side Dishes:
Gourmet Pumpkin Salad
Roasted beetroots & pumpkin slices are topped with baked goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
Italian Pumpkin & Mushroom Pasta
Walnuts give this flavorful pumpkin pasta dish added flavor and crunch.
Oven Roasted Vegetables
Pumpkin slices liven up this mixed vegetable dish.
Goat cheese and pumpkin are a savory combination.
Pumpkin Butter on Toast
Ordinary toast becomes a seasonal treat with pumpkin butter.
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich receives an upgrade with pumpkin jam. Or forget about the peanut butter and use chocolate spread. Yum!
Croissants are a wonderful indulgence and pumpkin is a great addition to this finger-licking-good treat.
Regardless of the ingredients, quiche is always a little slice of heaven.
Pumpkin Apple Cake
I’m not sure who the first person was to combine apple pie and pumpkin flavors together, but I just want to say, “Thank you!”
At this Thanksgiving celebration, pumpkin cookies welcome and entice guests. Decorating them to resemble a sliced pumpkin pie is a clever idea.
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
Cinnamon cream cheese icing in the perfect topping for pumpkin cupcakes.
Pumpkin Ice Cream
Besides cinnamon and spices, pumpkin ice cream may contain walnuts, pecans, caramel, chocolate, coffee, or bourbon.
For more pumpkin flavored ideas, including pies, tarts and bread, please read, “Pumpkin – Baking with Seasonal Flavor.”
Thanks for Reading & Happy Crafting!