Pumpkin Desserts for Fall

November 7th, 2018 by Desiree Smith


Fall is full of some of our favorite flavors, and one of them is the proud pumpkin. This version of the squash plant is a perfect dessert component, and we here at Wilton have a list of pumpkin desserts that will have you giving thanks!

Chai-spiced pumpkin pie recipe

We’re starting off with an expected classic – with a spicy twist! Update your usual pumpkin pie recipe with some Indian spices for a unique take on this Thanksgiving dessert. The spicy-sweet flavor of the chai perfectly complements the pumpkin flavor and will leave dinner guests asking you for the recipe. Check out some helpful tips in this video for how to make our Chai-Spiced Pumpkin Pie.

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gluten-free pumpkin cookies

Gluten-free friends, rejoice! We’ve come up with a pumpkin cookie recipe that uses a gluten-free baking flour blend and pumpkin puree to create a fantastic fall flavor. If you’re looking to make a batch that’s extra sweet, add some white chocolate chips and a light glaze.

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Pumpkin Cupcakes

Add to the Thanksgiving dessert spread this year with these darling and delicious pumpkin cupcakes. Made with yellow cake mix seasoned with cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice and topped off with a delectable cream cheese icing, these bite-sized treats are a fall dessert staple!

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pumpkin ale marshmallows 

Sitting around a fire just got a whole lot more delicious! In this video, we show you how to infuse your homemade marshmallows with pumpkin beer for a treat that can be enjoyed on its own or in a fall-flavored s’more!

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pumpkin pound cake 

One of the best parts of the holidays is eating your dessert for breakfast, and we’ve got a pumpkin pound cake that will make you excited to get out of bed in the morning! Top off with a dark chocolate glaze for a sweeter version or dust liberally with confectioners’ sugar for a lighter approach.

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Pumpkin Roll cake

It doesn’t get much more decadent than our Pumpkin Roll Cake. Made with pumpkin pie spice and an outrageously flavorful cream cheese and white chocolate caramel filling, this pumpkin dessert will roll its way into your Thanksgiving traditions!

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Let us know which pumpkin dessert recipe is your favorite, or if you have one of your own that you’re willing to share with us. And make sure you’re following us for more fall baking inspiration at our autumn dessert headquarters and on Instagram @wiltoncakes!


Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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