15 Fall-Flavored Treats to Enjoy in Indy Right Now

Whether you’re craving apple, pumpkin, coffee or autumn spices—we’ve got you covered with this roundup of seasonal food and drinks.

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Whether you’ve been anticipating sipping on a spiced latte or eating a cider donut, now’s the time to indulge in fall flavors like apple, caramel, maple, and pumpkin. 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 candied yam cupcakes, you’re bound to find your new favorite autumnal delight.

PEAR FRANGIPANE PIE AT POTS & PANS PIE CO.
POTSANDPANSINDY.COM, @POTSANDPANSINDY

Clarissa Morley’s Pots & Pans is the place to go for knockout pies in both sweet and savory versions, and right now the pear and frangipane (almond cream) combo is a surefire winner. If you’re more of a traditionalist, there is also a stellar caramel pumpkin version.

 

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TEDDY GRAHAM LATTE AT THE GARDEN TABLE
THEGARDENTABLE.COM, @THEGARDENTABLE

Indulge in the new Teddy Graham latte at Jessie Harden’s The Garden Table. Available at the Mass Ave. location only, it’s a maple-flavored treat with just the right amount of vanilla syrup and fall spices.

CHAI PANNA COTTA AT ROOT & BONE INDY
ROOTNBONEINDY.COM, @ROOTNBONEINDY

Root & Bone, co-owned by Top Chef alum Janine Booth, is offering this elevated dessert topped with maple-toasted pumpkin seeds and crunchy caramel popcorn.

WITCHES BREW COFFEE AT CIRCADIAN COFFEE
CIRCADIANCOFFEE.COM, @CIRCADIANCOFFEE

Kelsey Speigner’s Circadian Coffee is known for its flavorful brews, and this full-bodied blend boasts notes of sticky toffee pudding and toasted almonds.

BOURBON CANDIED YAMS CAKE JAR BY SAVOR V
SAVORV.COM, @SAVORV

Sure, you might have had a cupcake in a jar before, but have you tried one that incorporates the complex flavors of candied yams? This taste sensation was conceived and baked by V. Taybron, the talented dessert ace behind the Savor V brand.

SNAP-O-LANTERN ICE CREAM AT WYLIEPALOOZA
WYLIEPALOOZA.COM, @WYLIEPALOOZA

In-the-know folks can’t get enough of this pumpkin ice cream studded with gingersnap cookies at Wyliepalooza, owned by mother and daughter team Patricia Timmons and Cassie Salimeno. Pro tip: This flavor often sells out, so you may want to call ahead before stopping in.

APPLE PECAN CHAI BAR AT KING DOUGH INDY
KINGDOUGHPIZZAS.COM, @KINGDOUGHINDY

Finish off your pizza with an apple pecan chai bar, created by King Dough’s virtuoso pastry chef Jordan Justice.

AUTUMNTIDE CIDER AT ASH & ELM CIDER CO.
ASHANDELMCIDER.COM, @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. The company is also featuring a limited-release Earl Grey cider this month.

TIRAMISU CAKE AT THE CAKE BAKE SHOP
THECAKEBAKESHOP.COM, @THECAKEBAKESHOP

Gwendolyn Rogers is the queen of cakes in Indy, and her seasonal baked goods never disappoint. This fall she’s released a jaw-dropping Tiramisu Cake, as well as a pumpkin chocolate cake and a pumpkin ginger cake—and there’s also a S’mores mocha to sip on while you’re enjoying your dessert.

SALTED CARAMEL SAGE LATTE AT THE GALLERY PASTRY SHOP
GALLERYPASTRYSHOP.COM, @GALLERYPASTRYSHOP

Salted caramel and sage take this latte to the next level of deliciousness. Find it—and another must-try, their maple cream cold brew—at the beloved Gallery Pastry Shop, co-owned by Alison Keefer.

BASIC WITCH’S BREW CUPCAKE AT THE FLYING CUPCAKE BAKERY
THEFLYINGCUPCAKEBAKERY.COM, @THEFLYINGCUPCAKEBAKERY

Described as a cupcake version of a pumpkin spice latte, the Basic Witch’s Brew features spiced pumpkin cake filled with marshmallow fluff and topped with espresso buttercream. Nab one at any location of Kate Drury’s The Flying Cupcake Bakery.

 

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AGED GOUDA AND APPLE SAGE HAND PIE AT HITHERTO COFFEE & GAMING PARLOUR
HITHERTOCOFFEE.COM, @HITHERTOCOFFEE

Hitherto Coffee co-owner Amanda Kerkhof and her husband Kevin offer a variety of noteworthy bevvies. You’ll find everything from habanero hot cocoa to warm caramel apple cider (they have a yummy PSL, too), along with these sweet-and-savory apple hand pies to accompany your favorite fall drink of choice.

 

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Schnabeltier Aged Gouda and Apple Sage Hand Pies are here! #applepalooza These are a taste sensation! 🤯🍎 🍏 🧀

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PUMPKIN SPICE POPCORN AT JUST POP IN!
JUSTPOPINPOPCORN.COM, @JUSTPOPIN

Pumpkin spice popcorn? Why not! Get a taste for yourself at Just Pop In!, the stylish Broad Ripple snack mecca owned by twin sisters—and Indy Maven faves—Mandy Selke and Carly Swift.

Just Pop In! is an Indy Maven partner.

Stephanie Groves is an Indy-based freelance writer who’ll choose maple over pumpkin every time.  


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