7 Pumpkin Treats to Enjoy in Indy

We've got you covered this season with pumpkin-flavored goodies.
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Originally written by Stephanie Groves on October 21, 2020.

Whether you’ve been anticipating sipping on a spiced latte or eating a sweet treat, now’s the time to indulge in pumpkin for the fall season. But instead of sticking to the tried-and-true treats—although we love those, too—this year, we’ve rounded up some of the most uniquely delicious seasonal finds around town, all courtesy of women chefs or from women-owned businesses. From pumpkin hard cider to yummy cakes, you’re bound to find your new favorite autumnal delight.

Pot & Pans Pie Co’s Caramel Pumpkin Pie
Photo courtesy of @potsandpiesindy
Camrel Pumpkin PIE AT POTS & PANS PIE CO.

Clarissa Morley’s Pots & Pans is the place to go for knockout pies in both sweet and savory versions. This fall favorite has a pumpkin filling made with caramelized sugar and a cinnamon-graham crust with a hunt of espresso. It’s also vegetarian!

Spiced Pumpkin Basque Cheesecake  AT THE Leviathan Bakehouse

This Spiced Pumpkin Basque Cheesecake is one you will fall in love with this season at Leviathan Bakehouse. With a creamy and custard-like center and the delicious taste of pumpkin, this cake is one you shouldn’t miss.

Spiced Pumpkin Basque Cheesecake Leviathan Bakehouse
Photo courtesy of @LeviathanBakehouse
Soulshine Vegan Cafe pumpkin french toast
Photo courtesy of @soulshineindy
Pumpkin French Toast at Soulshine vegan cafe

Soulshine Vegan Café is located off Ferguson street and is a go-to if you are looking for vegan comfort food. With specialty drinks and food, their Pumpkin French Toast consists of brioche topped with candied nuts, whipped maple butter and pumpkin maple syrup — a perfect fall-treat to start your morning off right.

Pumpkin Marie Antoinette at Blue Beard

Located in Fountain Square, Blue Beard has a plethora of fall-flavored treats for this season. The Pumpkin Marie Antoinette is a white chocolate macaroon filled with pumpkin puree and orange & apricot marmalade. However, Blue Beard’s menu changes a little every day, so grab this sweet treat while it’s still available!

Pumpkin Marie Antoinette Blue Beard
Photo courtesy of @bluebeardindy
Autumntide Ash & Elm
Photo courtesy of @ashandelmcider

Co-owned by Andréa Homoya with her husband Aaron, Ash & Elm is acclaimed for its delicious craft ciders, like the seasonal favorite Autumntide, made with real pumpkin and spices like cinnamon, allspice and clove.

Pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip cookie at native bread 

This seasonal treat from Native Bread is the perfect mix between pumpkin, oatmeal and chocolate chip cookie. These soft and fluffy cookies are full of flavors like ginger, cinnamon and cloves.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Native Bread
Photo courtesy @nativebread
Pumpkin Ginger Cake Bake Shop
Photo courtesy @thecakebakeshop

Gwendolyn Rogers is the queen of cakes in Indy, and her seasonal baked goods never disappoint. This fall try the six-layer pumpkin ginger cake filled with cream cheese, cinnamon and a hint of chopped spiced ginger

Emma Quasny is the Editorial Coordinator at Indy Maven.   

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