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20 Mouthwatering Desserts That You Must Try This Fall

20 Mouthwatering Desserts That You Must Try This Fall

We eat to live. And, we also live to eat.

We all love to eat, and that’s even more the case with desserts.

Some of us live just to eat dessert at the end of dinner, for after enduring those rich, savory tastes it helps you feel like it is worth living after all. What sweeter way can you think of to wrap up your meal than the treat of a nice dessert?

Here below are the 20 mouthwatering desserts to help you end your meal on a sweet note this fall.

1. Pumpkin Zebra Cheesecake

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    Packed with the goodness of sweet pumpkin and the rich flavors of spices, this cheesecake is a really great dessert to stimulate your taste buds. You’ll start drooling over the mesmerizing pattern and colors of this cheesecake as soon as you lay your eyes on it. As easy to make as any other cheesecake, you should definitely try it out this fall. (Click here for the recipe)

    2. Pumpkin Tart with Pistachio Crust and Brittle

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      This nutty treat is sure to win you over with its smooth texture and crunchy toppings. It looks intricate, yet it is very simple to blend the ingredients together to make this mouthwatering dessert. (Click here for the recipe)

      3. Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast

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        This is one of the easiest and the best French toast recipes ever, as due to the most amazing cream cheese filling it gives you the experience of French toast and cheesecake in one. The soft cream cheese-filled middle layer and the crumbly top, make it doubly delicious- and it’s not very difficult to make either. You’ll definitely want to try and cook it at your home. (Click here for the recipe)

        4. Pumpkin Crème Caramel

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          If you are not so much into crusts, this crustless pumpkin dessert is just the thing for your sweet tooth. The appealing blend of colors of the cream and the caramel just won’t let you not carve yourself a slice. You can skip the creamy touch if you want, and this treat will be as sweet as you want it to be. So, you want a piece of it? Go, make some. (Click here for the recipe)

          5. Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake

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            There’s maple, there’s apple and it is upside down… Fancy. But it’s actually just as simple as any pancake to make, and also tastes like a stack of apple…. pancakes. The infusion of the apples and maple syrup make this cake taste like heaven. Try it yourself if you don’t want to take my word for it. (Click here for the recipe)

            6. Apple Cinnamon Roll Muffin

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              If you like cinnamon rolls, and if you like apple pie, this dessert is just for you because this is apple pie meets cinnamon roll. The glaze at the top is not only a work of art, but also adds to the delicious taste. Not that it tastes bad without the glaze! Bring it straight out of the oven, glaze the top and gobble up the very last crumb. (Click here for the recipe)

              7. Pumpkin Mousse

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                The simple ingredients, the elegant presentation and most importantly–  the elegant taste, make this a perfect pumpkin dessert for the fall. Chill it and then dip your spoon down to the layer you like best. (Click here for the recipe)

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                8. Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Vanilla-Rum Custard Sauce

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                  Pudding is believed to have started the culture of dessert eating. So, this trendsetter is still the king of all desserts. Pumpkin Bread Pudding is an easy-to-make dish which, when accompanied by Vanilla-Rum Custard Sauce, is the king of kings in terms of taste. (Click here for the recipe)

                  9. Pumpkin Roll

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                    This is yet another pumpkin dessert with the same kind of ingredients, but with a different twist in its taste. This light, tangy cake comes with the extra flavor of toasted walnut.(Click here for the recipe)

                    10. Chocolate Pretzel Pecan Pie

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                      Who doesn’t like chocolate on pie? And pretzels with chocolate? Want more? It’s a pecan pie. Just throw in some chocolate and pretzels with your pecan pie to find a new twist of taste. A simple recipe and a divine taste, you must try this out if you are already tired of pumpkin or apple in your dessert.(Click here for the recipe)

                      11. Maple Granola Pecan Pie

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                        This is another great version of the pecan pie, featuring granola. It serves as almost a breakfast– or a refreshing dessert after your dinner. Have it your way with this recipe, which is so wonderfully Italian you’ll be half-tempted to consider moving to Italy. (Click here for the recipe)

                        12. Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding with Bourbon-Pecan Hard Sauce

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                          Here is another pie and pudding hybrid, and it is just as healthy as it looks. And there is no compromise on taste whatsoever. It is served with the bourbon-pecan sauce and is really easy to make. (Click here for the recipe)

                          13. Caramel-Apple Ice Cream

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                            Ice cream makes a delicious treat all year round. Caramel-Apple Ice Cream features the apple caramelized in “dulce de leche”, which accounts for its unique taste. Combining the “dulce de leche” with the apple mix, and the already good vanilla ice cream, make it a perfect dessert. (Click here for the recipe)

                            14. Cranberry Streusel Cake

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                              We can’t get enough of cakes…. any season … any time. This cranberry flavored delicious treat comes with a topping of crumbly oat streusel. The tartness of cranberries is countered by the streusel, creating a beautiful and complex flavor combination. It literally is mouthwatering. Also, folks, cranberry helps prevent urinary tract infections (if you didn’t know and needed further encouragement to make this recipe). (Click here for the recipe)

                              15. Campfire Cake
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                                The cake is simply awesome– even if there’s chocolate and nothing else. Anyway, this wonderful chocolate cake recipe’s got pecans, coconut filling, hard candy, rolled wafer cookies and heart pleasing presentation. Everything goes well with chocolate. (Click here for the recipe)

                                16. Pumpkin French Toast Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel Topping

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                                  Nothing with streusel can be bad, and this recipe definitely isn’t bad. Its texture is that of a bread pudding and it has the flavor of sweetly spiced pumpkin pie. When served warm with maple syrup, nothing could be better. You should seriously check out this simple recipe. (Click here for the recipe)

                                  17. Harvest Cake with Grapes and Sangiovese Grape Syrup

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                                    This moist cake features grapes in the leading and supporting roles. Baked with the grapes, and also decorated with them, the cake soaks in all the goodness of this beautiful fruit. The syrup too comes with a grape flavor. If you think you have had too much pumpkin with your desserts this fall, this might be what you want for a little change of pace. (Click here for the recipe)

                                    18. Dulce de Leche Cheesecake

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                                      This is a straightforward cheesecake recipe, made even better through the gorgeous caramel goodness of Dulce de Leche. Made famous in Brentwood, this recipe is easy to make and extremely delicious as well. Cream cheese and Dulce de Leche in themselves are everyone’s favorites, so you’re onto a winner with this cake. When you have the chance to enjoy these flavors combined, you’ll surely be in seventh heaven. (Click here for the recipe)

                                      19. Apple Tart with Almond Cream

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                                        Filled within the crisp pastry shell of this dessert, there is a layer of almond cream. The neatly arranged apple slices add an extra layer of taste and texture. Moreover, the almond cream is made from both finely ground and coarsely chopped nuts. Bake it for about 3 hours and your tart will be ready to be served. (Click here for the recipe)

                                        20. Pear-Cranberry Hand Pies

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                                          Pear and cranberry are flavors made for each other. This dessert is a grand marriage of pear and cranberry in a nicely crafted, flaky pie– fit for the wedding stage. The final taste is made in heaven. It is best served with whipped cream and vanilla ice cream.(Click here for the recipe)

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                                          How to Get out of a Rut: 12 Useful Ways to Get Unstuck

                                          How to Get out of a Rut: 12 Useful Ways to Get Unstuck

                                          Have you gotten into a rut before? Or are you in a rut right now?

                                          You know you’re in a rut when you run out of ideas and inspiration. I personally see a rut as a productivity vacuum. It might very well be a reason why you aren’t getting results. Even as you spend more time on your work, you can’t seem to get anything constructive done. While I’m normally productive, I get into occasional ruts (especially when I’ve been working back-to-back without rest). During those times, I can spend an entire day in front of the computer and get nothing done. It can be quite frustrating.

                                          Over time, I have tried and found several methods that are helpful to pull me out of a rut. If you experience ruts too, whether as a working professional, a writer, a blogger, a student or other work, you will find these useful. Here are 12 of my personal tips to get out of ruts:

                                          1. Work on the small tasks.

                                          When you are in a rut, tackle it by starting small. Clear away your smaller tasks which have been piling up. Reply to your emails, organize your documents, declutter your work space, and reply to private messages.

                                          Whenever I finish doing that, I generate a positive momentum which I bring forward to my work.

                                          2. Take a break from your work desk.

                                          Get yourself away from your desk and go take a walk. Go to the washroom, walk around the office, go out and get a snack.

                                          Your mind is too bogged down and needs some airing. Sometimes I get new ideas right after I walk away from my computer.

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                                          3. Upgrade yourself

                                          Take the down time to upgrade yourself. Go to a seminar. Read up on new materials (#7). Pick up a new language. Or any of the 42 ways here to improve yourself.

                                          The modern computer uses different typefaces because Steve Jobs dropped in on a calligraphy class back in college. How’s that for inspiration?

                                          4. Talk to a friend.

                                          Talk to someone and get your mind off work for a while.

                                          Talk about anything, from casual chatting to a deep conversation about something you really care about. You will be surprised at how the short encounter can be rejuvenating in its own way.

                                          5. Forget about trying to be perfect.

                                          If you are in a rut, the last thing you want to do is step on your own toes with perfectionist tendencies.

                                          Just start small. Do what you can, at your own pace. Let yourself make mistakes.

                                          Soon, a little trickle of inspiration will come. And then it’ll build up with more trickles. Before you know it, you have a whole stream of ideas.

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                                          6. Paint a vision to work towards.

                                          If you are continuously getting in a rut with your work, maybe there’s no vision inspiring you to move forward.

                                          Think about why you are doing this, and what you are doing it for. What is the end vision in mind?

                                          Make it as vivid as possible. Make sure it’s a vision that inspires you and use that to trigger you to action.

                                          7. Read a book (or blog).

                                          The things we read are like food to our brain. If you are out of ideas, it’s time to feed your brain with great materials.

                                          Here’s a list of 40 books you can start off with. Stock your browser with only the feeds of high quality blogs, such as Lifehack.org, DumbLittleMan, Seth Godin’s Blog, Tim Ferris’ Blog, Zen Habits or The Personal Excellence Blog.

                                          Check out the best selling books; those are generally packed with great wisdom.

                                          8. Have a quick nap.

                                          If you are at home, take a quick nap for about 20-30 minutes. This clears up your mind and gives you a quick boost. Nothing quite like starting off on a fresh start after catching up on sleep.

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                                          9. Remember why you are doing this.

                                          Sometimes we lose sight of why we do what we do, and after a while we become jaded. A quick refresher on why you even started on this project will help.

                                          What were you thinking when you thought of doing this? Retrace your thoughts back to that moment. Recall why you are doing this. Then reconnect with your muse.

                                          10. Find some competition.

                                          Nothing quite like healthy competition to spur us forward. If you are out of ideas, then check up on what people are doing in your space.

                                          Colleagues at work, competitors in the industry, competitors’ products and websites, networking conventions.. you get the drill.

                                          11. Go exercise.

                                          Since you are not making headway at work, might as well spend the time shaping yourself up.

                                          Sometimes we work so much that we neglect our health and fitness. Go jog, swim, cycle, whichever exercise you prefer.

                                          As you improve your physical health, your mental health will improve, too. The different facets of ourselves are all interlinked.

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                                          Here’re 15 Tips to Restart the Exercise Habit (and How to Keep It).

                                          12. Take a good break.

                                          Ruts are usually signs that you have been working too long and too hard. It’s time to get a break.

                                          Beyond the quick tips above, arrange for a 1-day or 2-days of break from your work. Don’t check your (work) emails or do anything work-related. Relax and do your favorite activities. You will return to your work recharged and ready to start.

                                          Contrary to popular belief, the world will not end from taking a break from your work. In fact, you will be much more ready to make an impact after proper rest. My best ideas and inspiration always hit me whenever I’m away from my work.

                                          Take a look at this to learn the importance of rest: The Importance of Scheduling Downtime

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