If there's one thing I dislike about fall -- amid all the wonderful things about fall, like crisp mornings, golden diffused afternoon light, and the plethora of apple-based dessert options to consider on a daily basis not that I'm having trouble fitting into my jeans as a result or anything harrrumph -- it's the triumphant return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. I have a major sweet tooth (see also: dessert options, jeans), but god, those lattes. I don't understand why people go crazy for them! So sickly and infused with fake-pumpkin stuff and GAH, it's like eating a can of AIR FRESHENER!
Ahem. Anyway! Flavored coffee ranting aside, I do love a nice pumpkin-centered baked good. In fact, I have a recipe for the most insanely delicious pumpkin muffin on Earth, and I can almost guarantee it will be the best thing you've eaten all week. Unless you hate moist, dense, intoxicatingly chocolatey pumpkin things that are worth every sinful calorie.
Here's what you'll need: