One of the food blogs I follow, Orangette, had an amazing-looking recipe that I saved many months ago. I was hoping for fall once September hit, because I am incapable of absorbing that the Bay Area gets summer starting around then. So, when I volunteered to make dessert for a dinner party, I resolutely ignored the weather, and made this cake. Tart. Thingy.
It's pretty easy: you make a yummy dough, moosh it in the bottom of a pan, and then layer apples on top. You bake about 2/3 of the total time, pull out the tart-cake thingy, put Amazing Deliciousness on top, and stick it back in the oven.
It may not be strictly autumn here, but man, was that good.