Beyond Apples: 13 Fruit Recipes to Bake This Fall

Pumpkin Roulade

Jenny McCoy shares this easy fall dessert.

Preheat the oven for these ripe fall baking recipes
Beyond Apples: 13 Fruit Recipes to Bake This Fall


Enjoy the spoils of fall with this recipe for a Pumpkin Spice Cake Roll.

All summer long, the farmers market was our playground. Running from stall to stall, relishing all of the fresh produce, we enjoyed the rainbow of colors from rose-colored strawberries to the pleasantly tart blackberries to the sweet as sugar melons — then came fall. The changing leaves and bright blue sky can’t mask the monotony of fall fruit available. Don’t despair or drown in a sea of apples because fall fruit is much more diverse than you might have thought.

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Replace your affinity for tart fruit with fresh cranberries or make bright rose colored desserts with the juice from pomegranate seeds. Satisfy your sweet tooth with fall figs, grapes, and perfectly ripened pears.

As holiday baking season is gearing up, find renewed inspiration in fall fruits other than the ubiquitous apple with these 13 recipes that celebrates the produce from Mother Earth this fall harvest.

From cakes sweetened with figs to tart cranberry pies to a fall persimmon twist on a pineapple upside-down cake, we have recipes that will make baking a joy this fall season.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.