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Cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, oh my! Fall spice is in the air…time to get baking!
My grandmother clipped this pumpkin bread recipe from a magazine over 50 years ago. It’s the oldest recipe in my family and also the most cherished.
This crisp is a standout, thanks to the combination of sweet D’Anjou pears and tart dried cherries, which are plumped up in an orange-scented caramel syrup before baking.
Want to make the house smell wonderful? Bake this banana bread infused with warm chai spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.
Baked oatmeal is a comforting Amish breakfast casserole with a consistency similar to bread pudding. There are endless variations, but this version filled with tart apples and plump raisins with a crunchy walnut topping is my favorite.
These cinnamon-spiced biscotti are delicious with your afternoon coffee or tea. They also keep for a long time, which makes them perfect for gifting.
Fresh plums soften into jammy, mulberry-colored pockets as they bake into this simple summer cake. The addition of warm spices celebrates the summer-into-fall season. Serve
This gem of a cake comes from Marcy Goldman’s much-loved cookbook, A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking. It’s has tremendous depth of flavor — there’s coffee, orange juice and booze in it — and the taste of honey shines through.
This sour cream coffee cake from the famous Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, MI is one of the very best out there. You’ll love the flavor and crunch of the cinnamon-nut swirl that runs throughout.
Soft and chewy with a crackled sugar crust, these ginger spice cookies have just the right balance of spices to please kids and adults alike.
Like an apple pie without the pan, this rustic French dessert consists of a thin layer of sliced apples baked on top of a buttery, flaky crust.
Carrot cakes are usually heavy and dense, but this one is light with a fine texture. The secret is finely chopping the carrots in a food processor rather than grating them.
Sweet, cake-like and scented with cinnamon and nutmeg, these muffins taste remarkably like doughnuts. Kids love them because they’re deliciously plain, and adults love them because they’re just plain delicious.