Fall Fruits Dessert Ideas

pear melba and gingerbread loaf photographed by Ditte Isager from Domino :: blackberry and apple crumble cake :: apple strudel and pie with cheddar crust

The October 2008 issue of Domino makes me dreams about a sunny autumnal party in a field sitting a rustic long table. Apples, figs and pears are early fall harvest at its finest.

When my husband got back his appetite, he is sick right now (nothing serious), I will try to prepare the grilled pork chops with apple-fennel slaw for a dinner this week. For now, let’s talk dessert.

5 tasty recipes

I compiled a list you can serve for all occasions and types of autumnal dinner party:

Pear Melba served in a glass modernizes this classic dessert. I told you often that they presentation can transform a simple meal into something extraordinary. This is the perfect example. Photo by Ditte Isager from Domino October 2008 – right reserved

Three Fall Fruits Desserts: Brown Sugar Figs with Zabaglione, Gingerbread Loaf and the yummy Caramel Apples. Photo by Ditte Isager from Domino September 2008 – right reserved

Blackberry & apple crumble cake on the BBC Good Food – Recipe by olive magazine – right reserved

Apple Strudel is one of my all-time favorite desserts. Here is a recipe by Martha Stewart – right reserved

Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust by Martha Stewart. The Cheddar crust is a nice twist on a classic pie – right reserved

For more recipe ideas with apples, pears and pumpkins, check out the Fall Harvest dessert photo gallery at Martha Stewart