Taste the season with these local pumpkin-flavored treats in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
Pumpkin spice waffle at Taste of Belgium
Taste of Belgium at Friendly Market (photo: Erin Woiteshek)
Taste of Belgium's doughy, delicious waffles get a leg up on fall with this seasonal pumpkin spice variety topped with whipped cream and pecans. Available at all locations and for purchase online September through November.
The Great PumpCan at MadTree Brewing Co.
MadTree Brewing (photo: MadTree Brewing)
This MadTree pumpkin brew stands out from other fall beers. Think cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice—on tap at the end of October.
Pumpkin ice cream at Graeter's
Graeter's ice cream
The limited edition flavor returns every fall at this landmark Cincinnati establishment, stirring up warm memories of Grandma's pumpkin pie. You can also try the ice-cream shop's collaboration with Braxton Brewing called Graeter's Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie Ale found in local Kroger stores during the season.
Spiced pumpkin macaron at Macaron Bar
The decadent French treat is filled with a white chocolate ganache with toasted nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon, and fresh pureed pumpkin at the Macaron Bar.
Pumpkin pecan spice bites at Grateful Grahams
These popular Cincinnati-made treats get a makeover each fall with pumpkin spice and pecans. Grab a handful to snack on or make a mini s’more. Available at local grocers.
Pumpkin spiced latte at Carabello Coffee
The Carabello Coffee artisanal coffee shop serves up their rendition of a pumpkin-spiced latte each fall.
Pumpkin pies from Frisch's and Busken Bakery
Pick your side in the annual Cincinnati region pumpkin pie war. Both Frisch's
and Busken claim to serve up the best pumpkin pies, but you can try them both and judge for yourself! (Busken
also often has pumpkin donuts available during the fall season.)
By: Sarah M. Mullins, additional reporting by Amber Potter