Irresistible Pumpkin Spice Treats
Indulge in the warm, comforting flavors of fall with our delectable recipe for Irresistible Pumpkin Spice Treats. As the leaves turn golden and the air becomes crisp, there’s nothing quite like the aroma of pumpkin spice wafting through your kitchen. This recipe is a celebration of autumn, bringing together the earthy sweetness of pumpkin and the aromatic blend of spices in a delightful treat that will tantalize your taste buds.
- 2 cups canned pumpkin puree
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
- Whipped cream and cinnamon for garnish
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
- In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. If desired, fold in the chopped walnuts.
- Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it evenly.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then, transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Cut into squares and serve topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
Irresistible Pumpkin Spice Treats are the perfect way to embrace the flavors of fall. Moist, flavorful, and aromatic, these treats are sure to become a seasonal favorite.
Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 40g, Sugar: 22g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g
Indulge in the essence of autumn with every bite of these Irresistible Pumpkin Spice Treats. The soft texture, combined with the richness of pumpkin and the warmth of spices, creates a dessert that captures the very essence of fall. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply craving a cozy night in, these treats are the ideal companion for your favorite hot beverage.
As you take that first bite, you’ll be greeted by the harmonious blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, dancing on your taste buds. The subtle crunch of walnuts, if you choose to add them, adds a delightful contrast to the velvety smoothness of the pumpkin-infused batter. Each mouthful is a reminder of why autumn is cherished by many – a season that brings people together over comforting, homemade delights.
Serve these Pumpkin Spice Treats at your next gathering, and watch as smiles light up the room. Top each piece with a generous dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for that extra touch of decadence. These treats are not just a dessert; they’re a heartfelt invitation to savor the simple joys of life, one bite at a time.