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.
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.
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!