With autumn in full swing, there's no better time to enjoy the flavors of the season. Pumpkins are at their peak ripeness, ready to be turned into delicious treats. For those who enjoy classic fall flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, pumpkin recipes can't be beat. This fall, try out some new pumpkin desserts with a vanilla twist. Vanilla brings out the natural sweetness of pumpkin and complements the spices that give these treats their signature autumn taste. Whether you prefer your pumpkin in cookies, cakes, pies, or even ice cream, adding vanilla is a sure way to bring out the best of the gourd. From old fashioned pumpkin vanilla custard to vanilla pumpkin whoopie pies, these must-try recipes will become your new favorite pumpkin desserts. With cozy aromas and seasonal comfort foods, vanilla pumpkin baked goods are the perfect way to celebrate the fall season.
Pumpkin Spice Latte - Make the classic PSL at home by blending together pumpkin puree, espresso, milk, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice and sugar. Top with whipped cream.
Pumpkin Vanilla Cake - Make a simple vanilla cake and add canned pumpkin puree to the batter. Frost with cream cheese frosting. Garnish with pumpkin pie spice.
Pumpkin Vanilla Cupcakes - Bake vanilla cupcakes and stir pumpkin puree into the batter. Top with vanilla buttercream frosting and sprinkles.
Pumpkin Vanilla Waffles - Make waffles using pumpkin puree in the batter. Top with pecans, whipped cream and maple syrup.
Pumpkin Vanilla Ice Cream - Make a custard with cream, milk, sugar and pumpkin puree. Chill and churn in an ice cream maker.
Pumpkin Vanilla Yogurt Parfait - Layer vanilla yogurt with pumpkin puree, granola and pumpkin seeds. Drizzle with honey.
Pumpkin Vanilla Overnight Oats - Combine oats, pumpkin puree, milk, vanilla, cinnamon and chia seeds. Refrigerate overnight.
Pumpkin Vanilla Smoothie - Blend pumpkin puree with banana, vanilla yogurt, milk and ice. Top with ground cinnamon.
The vanilla and pumpkin combo is perfect for cozy fall treats. Try out a new recipe each week this autumn!