The Sweet Flavors of Fall – Easy Desserts for Any Occasion!

Susan S. Johnson

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Ten of our favorite fall desserts, perfect for any occasion! These crowd-pleasing recipes are simple to make and enjoy.

Celebrate the flavors of fall with these easy and delicious desserts! They’re perfect for any occasion; hosting friends and family or just an everyday treat.

Each recipe has plenty of tips and tricks so that they come out perfect every time. There are cakes, pies, caramel sauce and tarts. Plus they highlight the best flavors of fall- apple, pumpkin, caramel, maple, and more. Enjoy!

Vertical picture of puff pastry apple roses on a wooden platter

Glazed Puff Pastry Apple Roses

These delicious maple-glazed puff pastry apple roses are sweet, crisp and bursting with bright apple flavor. They’re also easy to put together, can be made ahead and look like they came from a fine bakeshop!

Vertical overhead photo of a Ridiculously Easy Applesauce Cake in a sheet pan with a slice cut out on an individual serving plate.

Ridiculously Easy Applesauce Cake (Sheet Pan or Layer Cake)

With just one bowl and no mixer, this super delicious, Ridiculously Easy Applesauce Cake comes together in minutes. Make the vanilla bean icing while the cake bakes (and creates amazing aromas) and wait for everyone to come running!

Ridiculously Easy Caramel Pecan Buttermilk Cake

This Caramel Pecan Buttermilk Cake might just be one of the easiest and most delicious cakes you’ll ever make! The cake mixes up in less than 10 minutes and the fabulous pecan caramel topping won’t even take that long!

Overhead vertical photo of an Annie's Easy Apple Pie on a wood table

Annie’s Easy Apple Pie

This Easy Apple Pie makes a fabulous dessert for holidays, dinner parties and special occasions but it can be thrown quickly and with minimal effort. That makes it perfect for making an ordinary day quite special!

Horizontal photo of a Ridiculously Easy Butterscotch Glazed Pumpkin Bundt Cake on a white pedestal cake stand with orange flowers and napkins in the background.

Ridiculously Easy Butterscotch Glazed Pumpkin Bundt Cake

This Butterscotch Glazed Pumpkin Bundt Cake is moist, tender and bursting with warm-spiced pumpkin flavor! Add the fact that it comes together in a flash, with just one bowl and no mixer and you have a HUGE winner on your hands!

Vertical picture of french apple tart on a white cake stand

Easy French Apple Tart

This fabulous French Apple Tart employs a store-bought pie crust for easy convenience. With ribbons of cinnamony apples and sweet cream cheese plus a magic trick for a crisp crust, this dessert is beyond delicious!

Photo of a Fall Spice Cake with Maple Glaze being sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Fall Spice Cake with Maple Glaze

This one-bowl, no-mixer, Fall Spice Cake with Maple Glaze is sure to become a favorite. It takes minutes to throw together and the aroma, as it bakes, is unbelievable!

Vertical picture of apple cider caramel sauce in a glass jar

Salted Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

This silky smooth Apple Cider Caramel Sauce is buttery and bursting with delicious, fresh apple flavor. It’s wonderful on ice cream and is also a fabulous way to pizzaz up any fall dessert!

Overhead picture of Pumpkin Sheet Cake cut into slices

One-Bowl No-Mixer Pumpkin Sheet Cake

This fabulous one-bowl, no-mixer pumpkin sheet cake is super moist and has an amazingly tender crumb. You can put it together in just minutes and the results never fail to bring rave reviews!

Horizontal photo of a Ridiculously Easy Apple Cider Bundt Cake on a turquoise glass pedestal cake stand.

Ridiculously Easy Apple Cider Bundt Cake

This Apple Cider Bundt Cake is not only super easy, it’s moist, tender and loaded with delicious apple flavor. The crisp candy-like glaze is the crowning glory!

Vertical close up picture of Maple-Glazed Red Pear Galette

Maple-Glazed Red Pear Galette

Need an impressive fall dessert – in a hurry? This beautiful Red Pear Galette recipe is easy – yet looks like it comes from a fine bake shop!

Thought for the  day:

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
In God, whose word I praise—
in God I trust and am not afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?

Psalm 56:3&4

What we’re listening to for inspiration:

This We Know

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The Sweet Flavors of Fall - Easy Desserts for Any Occasion!

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