Pumpkin Recipes

5 Pumpkin Treats to Enjoy this Fall

Say goodbye to the sweaty dog days of summer and celebrate the invigorating spirit of sweater season with these easy-to-make pumpkin treats. From the baking experts at Ne-Mo’s, fall in love with our favorite pumpkin-inspired recipes, and get ready to experience the taste of comfort itself.

  1. Pumpkin Baked Donuts

Love donuts? This pumpkin recipe is as easy as it gets.

Ingredients:

  • One box of spice cake mix
  • One 15 ounce can of pumpkin purée
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup sugar

Cinnamon Spice Coating

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a donut pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, milk, and oil. Slowly mix in pumpkin puree, spices, and vanilla extract.
  • Carefully spoon out the batter into the donut pan. Using a paper towel, wipe off any excess batter for easy cleanup.
  • Bake for 12 to 14 minutes. Then, transfer to a cooling rack and let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix together cinnamon and sugar.
  • Place the slightly cooled donuts in the cinnamon and sugar mixture and press until fully coated.
  1. Pumpkin Cupcakes

Like your favorite cupcakes but even better, these yummy autumn treats are infused with the magic of pumpkin spice.

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1 box pumpkin spice cake mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Icing:

  • One package cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, plus 2 tablespoons for garnish

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place liners into a cupcake tin.
  • Prepare cake mix as directed. Substitute pumpkin purée for water and add pumpkin pie spices.
  • Pour cupcake liners 3/4 inches full with batter.
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes.
  • Carefully remove cupcakes and place on a cooling rack.
  • Meanwhile, combine ingredients for the icing and mix until smooth and creamy.
  • When cupcakes are cooled, spread icing evenly on top, sprinkle with nuts, and enjoy!
  1. Pumpkin Pie Cake Squares

An autumn-inspired update on classic vanilla cake, these pumpkin flavored treats are simple to make and even easier to eat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1 can evaporated milk

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix with the pumpkin pie spice, eggs, sugar, butter, and milk. Slowly mix in the pumpkin puree.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and sprinkle with nuts.
  • Bake for 50 minutes.
  • Cool completely and serve with ice cream or whipped cream.
  1. Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

This decadent dessert is everything you love about cheesecake but with the warm and toasty flavors of pumpkin spice. Serve with whip cream or vanilla ice cream, finish with a dusting of cinnamon, and enjoy the comforting taste of the fall season.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made graham cracker crust
  • 3 packages cream cheese at room temperature
  • 2 cups pureed pumpkin
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Whip together cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add pumpkin puree, eggs, sugar, sour cream, and spices.
  • Add flour and vanilla.
  • Pour into crust and spread evenly. Place on medium rack in oven and bake for one hour.
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 15 minutes. Then cover in plastic wrap and transfer to the fridge to set for at least 4 hours.
  1. Pumpkin French Toast

Bring the warm and comforting flavors of autumn to your breakfast table when you infuse pumpkin spice into a brunch favorite.

Ingredients:

  • ½ loaf sliced French bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spices
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar for garnish

Directions:

  • Beat eggs, pumpkin puree, vanilla, and spices in a bowl.
  • Dip the bread slices into the mixture until fully coated on both sides.
  • Melt a teaspoon of butter in a skillet on medium-high heat.
  • Place four slices on the skillet and cook on both sides, about three minutes on each side.
  • Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle the French toast with the sugar and cinnamon mixture. Finish with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Include these pumpkin-flavored delights in your autumn dessert rotation and treat yourself to the warm and comforting flavors of the season. If you don’t have time for baking, not to worry! Ne-Mo’s Pumpkin Spice Cake is an easy and delicious way to get your pumpkin fix when you’re on the go.

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