While you were digging out your sweaters from the back of your closet, we were busy rounding up these delicious pumpkin-flavored treats from local Indianapolis businesses that are all either owned or co-owned by women.
Caramel Pumpkin Pie from Pots & Pans Pie Co.
Clarissa Morely’s Pots & Pans Pie Co. is putting a special twist on a fall favorite. The company’s Caramel Pumpkin Pie features traditional pumpkin pie filling made with caramelized sugar and a cinnamon-graham crust with just a little bit of espresso. The pie is finished off with a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds, and it can be picked up in-store during October and November for $6 a slice or $33 for a whole pie.
Pumpkin S’more Cupcake from The Flying Cupcake
The team at The Flying Cupcake is rolling out a new “Pumpkin S’more” flavor on their menu this season. It features pumpkin spice cake filled with milk chocolate ganache, topped with marshmallow fluff frosting, and sprinkled with graham cracker crumbles and a Hershey bar. It’s like getting all your fun fall flavors in one! They’re $4.95 each, with an $8 discount if you order by the dozen.
Pumpkin Spice Donut à la Mode from Moo & Lou Frozen Treats
The Pumpkin Spice Donut à la Mode is a must-try from Moo & Lou Frozen Treats. This $7 dish features two locally made ingredients from here in Indy: A donut from Tuttle Orchards and melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin ice cream from Sundaes Homemade Ice Cream. For the perfect finishing touch, it’s topped with caramel, whipped cream, and nuts.
Autumntide Pumpkin Cider from Ash & Elm
By popular demand, Ash & Elm is bringing back their Autumntide Pumpkin Cider this season. It’s made with real pumpkin and hand-ground baking spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and clove. You can order a 4-pack for $10.99, and this year they are also having an Autumntidings Fall Festival on Oct. 22 featuring cider tastings, music, and food galore.
Fall Favorite Stuffed Apple from Tweety’s Sweeties
NaTasha Pepper’s Tweety’s Sweeties offers a variety of delicious pumpkin-flavored items, including this innovative Fall Favorite Stuffed Apple for $10. It’s a fresh apple that she stuffs with pumpkin pie (or sweet potato pie if you prefer), then covers in chocolate and tops with candied pecans.
Pumpkin Bread with Pepita Streusel from Circle City Sweets
Fresh out of the oven from Circle City Sweets is a mouth-watering pumpkin bread with pepita streusel and a side of cranberry butter. You can find it for $10 beginning in October at their location at The Amp at 16 Tech, or on Saturdays at the Carmel Winter Market.
Amanda Rooksberry is the fall 2022 editorial intern for Indy Maven. She is currently a junior studying at Butler as a Theatre and Creative Media & Entertainment double major. She is very excited to be working with Indy Maven!.
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