Fall is a time for many things: cooler weather, changing leaves, and of course fall treats.
We will explore some of the best autumn treats from around the world. From pumpkin spice in North America to chestnut cake in Europe, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Fall Treats from America
In the United States, fall is all about pumpkin spice and apple pies. Although you can also enjoy apple cider doughnuts, pecan pie, candied yams, sweet potato casseroles and cranberry sauce.
Pumpkin pie is a dessert that is made from pumpkin puree, sugar, eggs, and spices. You can enjoy your pie with a pumpkin spice latte. The pumpkin spice latte is a coffee drink that was created by Starbucks. You can make yours at home from espresso, milk, pumpkin spice syrup, and whipped cream. Make pumpkin spice syrup by boiling sugar and water, adding later vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.
Apple pie is a dessert that is made from apples, sugar, cinnamon, butter, flour, and nutmeg. Both pies are often served with whipped cream or ice cream.
Apple cider doughnuts are another fall favorite in the United States. They are made from doughnut dough that is flavored with apple cider. The doughnuts are then deep-fried and coated in a sugar and cinnamon mixture. They are often served with a caramel dipping sauce. Apple cider doughnuts are a delicious autumn treat.
Pecan pie is a dessert that is made from pecans, sugar, eggs, butter, and sugar or corn syrup. As with many other pies, it is often served with whipped cream or ice cream
Candied yams are one fall favorite in the United States. They are made from sweet potatoes that are boiled and then baked with a sugar and cinnamon mixture.
Sweet potato casserole is a dish that is made from sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, eggs, and flour. It is often served with marshmallows. No doubt it is a treat to enjoy during the fall season.
Cranberry sauce is a fall favorite often served with roasted turkey or ham. It is made from cranberries, sugar, water, orange juice, and cinnamon. The cranberries are cooked until they burst and the sauce is thickened with cornstarch.
Fall Treats from South America
South America is well-known for its delicious fall treats.
Pumpkin empanadas are a popular fall treat in South America. They are made from pumpkin puree, sugar, eggs, and spices.
Dulce de leche ice cream is another popular fall treat in South America. It is made with milk, sugar, and vanilla extract.
Pan de elote is a fall food from South America. It is made with corn, sugar, butter, and eggs. The dough is often decorated with fall leaves or other fall designs.
Alfajores de dulce de leche are another type of treat that is popular in South America. They are made with milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. The dough is often decorated with fall leaves or other fall designs.
Buñuelos de viento come from Mexico. They are made with flour, sugar, eggs, and baking powder. The dough is fried and then coated in a sugar and cinnamon mixture.
A pionono relleno de dulce de leche is a delicious treat from Argentina. Piononos are jelly roll cakes, thin sponge cakes that have been rolled up around a filling. Piononos can have sweet or savory fillings and this one is filled with dulce de leche often thinned with light cream or milk.
Papas a la huancaína is a Peruvian dish that is made with boiled potatoes, a cheese sauce, and a chile sauce. The potatoes are usually served either sliced or mashed. The cheese sauce is made with queso fresco, evaporated milk, garlic, and onion. The chile sauce is made with ají amarillo, which is a Peruvian chile pepper. This dish is typically served as an appetizer or side dish. It is a delicious and flavorful fall treat.
Picarones are another favorite in Peru. They are made with sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, eggs, and flour.
Zapallo loche en dulce is a sweet potato dish from Peru. The sweet potatoes are boiled and then mashed. They are mixed with sugar, butter, eggs, and flour. The dough is then fried and coated in a sugar and cinnamon mixture. This dish is a delicious fall treat.
Fall Treats from Europe
Europe is home to many delicious fall treats.
In Germany, you can find pumpkin soup and apple strudel. Pumpkin soup is made with pumpkin puree, chicken broth, cream, and spices. Apple strudel is made with apples, sugar, cinnamon, raisins, and puff pastry dough.
In France, you can enjoy chestnut cake or Paris-Brest. Chestnut cake is made with chestnut puree, sugar, eggs, flour, and butter. Paris-Brest is made with choux pastry dough, praline cream, and toasted almonds. In France, you can also find pain d'epices. Pain d'epices is a gingerbread cake that is made with honey, spices, and nuts.
In Italy, you can find pumpkin ravioli and biscotti di Prato. Pumpkin ravioli is made with pumpkin puree, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg yolks, and spices. Biscotti di Prato are almond biscotti that are flavoured with lemon zest. Cannoli are also a popular treat in Italy. They are made from a tube-shaped shell that is filled with ricotta cheese, sugar, and candied fruit bits.
In Spain, you can find roasted chestnuts and panellets. Roasted chestnuts are a fall favorite in Spain and you will find people selling roasted chestnuts in the street when the cold weather sets in. Panellets are small cakes that are made with almonds, sugar, and egg whites. They are often served with coffee or tea.
If you visit Norway, you would enjoy krumkake. Krumkake is a Norwegian cookie that is made from butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. It is often flavored with vanilla or cinnamon.
Fall Treats from Asia
Asia is home to many delicious fall treats. One popular fall treat in Asia is mooncakes. Mooncakes are Chinese pastries that are filled with lotus seed paste, duck egg yolk, and sugar. They are often eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is a harvest festival that is celebrated in China, Taiwan, Vietnam, and other Asian countries.
Another popular fall treat in Asia is mochi. Mochi is a Japanese rice cake that is made from mochigome rice flour and water. It is often flavored with green tea, chocolate, or fruit. Also in Japan, you can find kuri kinton. Kuri kinton is a dish that is made with sweet potatoes, chestnuts, and sugar. It is often served with green tea.
In Korea, you can find hobakjeon. Hobakjeon is a pancake that is made from pumpkin, eggs, and flour. It is often served with a soy sauce dipping sauce.
Fall Treats from Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand are home to many delicious fall treats. One popular treat is lamingtons, another popular treat is pavlova.
Lamingtons are Australian sponge cakes that are coated in chocolate and shredded coconut.
Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert that is made from egg whites, sugar, cornstarch, and vinegar. It is often topped with fruit and whipped cream.
Fall Treats from Africa
Africa is home to many delicious fall treats. One popular fall treat in Africa is ugali.
Ugali is a maize flour porridge that is eaten in Kenya, Tanzania, and other parts of Africa. It is often served with meat or vegetables. Another popular fall treat in Africa is fufu, although it is all year round and not only in fall.
Fufu is a starch dish that is made from yams, plantains, or cassava. It is often served with soup or stew.
Happy and well fed
These delicious fall treats are sure to give you a taste of the autumn season around the world. Any of these treats are sure to warm you up on a cool autumn day.