Fall recipes bring cozy feel to colder weather


Some recipes have the ability to make people feel warm and fuzzy even when it’s chilly outside. These foods are perfect to make while the weather is turning and leaves are falling. A fun activity with loved ones or alone, cooking these recipes is sure to satisfy and bring all the cozy feels.
Compiled by Daphne Root
Pumpkin pie — One of America’s favorite fall desserts is pumpkin pie. It’s filled with sweet spices and goes great after any meal.
1 (15-oz.) can of pumpkin puree
1 (14-oz.) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk
2 large eggs
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground ginger
½ tsp. ground nutmeg
½ tsp. salt
1 (9-in.) unbaked pie crust

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Whisk pumpkin puree, condensed milk, eggs, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt together in a medium bowl until smooth.
Pour into the crust.
Bake for 15 minutes
Reduce temperature to 350 degrees; continue to bake for 35-40 minutes.

Recipe from allrecipes.com
Apple spice cake — This cake has all the elements of a good fall dessert. Recipes like these take time, but are always worth it.
2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. ginger
¼ tsp. nutmeg
2/3 cup vegetable oil
¾ cup white sugar
¾ cup packed brown sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup apple sauce
1 ½ cups grated apple
1/3 cup sour cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour a 9”x13” pan.
In a large bowl whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
In a large bowl, mix oil, sugars, eggs and vanilla. Stir in apple sauce, grated apple and sour cream
Slowly beat in the flour mixture, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
Pour into the pan and bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe from justsotasty.com
Apple cider — Cider is a common beverage to find during the fall season. It’s great for keeping warm and is all around a good beverage.
10-12 medium apples (could be Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Gala or Rome)
2 medium navel oranges
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 ¼ tsp. ground cloves
1 gal. water
Dark brown sugar

Wash, core and cut the apples into slices. Peel the oranges and tear them into slices. Add the slices into a pot.
Sprinkle the spices over the fruit, then add enough water to cover the fruit, plus 1 inch.
Cook on high for 30 minutes, stirring often, then reduce heat to low for 2 hours, making sure there is enough water to cover the fruit.
Mash the fruit with the back of a spoon or with a potato masher as much as possible.
Remove the fruit with a slotted spoon.
After sampling the cider, add brown sugar to reach desired sweetness.

Recipe from addapinch.com

Carrot soup — There’s nothing better to keep warm than a nice bowl of soup. Carrot soup has a great flavor and still keeps many characteristics of a traditional autumn meal.
1 lb. carrots
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 small onion
1 tbsp. minced ginger
4 cups chicken broth

Peel all carrots into strips.
Put the carrots on a baking sheet; cover with olive oil and a sprinkle of salt.
Roast the carrots for 25 minutes at 375 degrees; turn half-way through.
Chop the onion and saute for 4 minutes.
Add ginger, roasted carrots and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat for 20 minutes.
After letting the mixture cool, blend the ingredients.
Transfer the soup back into a pot and cook on low heat for 2 hours.

Recipe courtesy of Daphne Root.