Fall is about cool evenings, warm spices, and pumpkins.
From pumpkin tiramisu doughnuts to crisp pumpkin pastelitos, gourd-centric treats are a must-try this season and the perfect pairing for any festive gathering with friends. Here are Miami's top pumpkin-flavored treats.
Cream Parlor8224 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
For fans of pumpkin-flavored java, head to Cream Parlor for its elevated pumpkin spice latte. Served in a dainty teacup, the seasonal creation is garnished with powdered cinnamon and candy corn. Snuggle up with a cup at the quaint ice-cream shop for $5.95.
Chug's Diner3444 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
Pumpkin-filled pastelitos are how Miami does fall dessert. The flaky pastries at Chug's Diner are filled pumpkin and queso crema and lightly glazed with maple syrup ($3.99). Apple lovers can also get their hands on apple-pie-stuffed snickerdoodle cookies for $2.99 each.
Donutty11510 SW 147th Ave., Miami
Donutty, Kendall's bakeshop known for its over-the-top creations and killer vegan selection, is celebrating fall with pumpkin spice cake doughnuts. Moist pumpkin cake is topped with a pumpkin-cinnamon frosting for $2.75.
Fireman Derek's Bakeshop2818 N. Miami Ave., Miami
3435 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
Both Wynwood and Coconut Grove locations are offering Fireman Derek's signature pumpkin pie. The classic is made decadent with a flour crust, creamy pumpkin-custard filling, whipped cream, a crunchy streusel topping, and a caramel drizzle. Buy a slice for $7.50 or a whole pie for $38. If you're looking to indulge, opt for a pie shake, which transforms your favorite seasonal slice into a milkshake (prices vary).
Pink Pie170 NW 26th St., Miami
Known for its adorable bite-size pies, Pink Pie offers huge flavor in its cookie-butter pumpkin creation. Bite into a cookie-butter crust brimming with velvety pumpkin filling, crowned with a dollop of cream cheese meringue and a single pumpkin seed. Pies cost $3 each or six for $17.
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Pretty Sweet9549 Sunset Dr., Miami
Pretty Sweet's massive pumpkin tiramisu doughnut is available for only $1.75 throughout October. The fluffy treat is soaked with espresso and bourbon, stuffed with pumpkin mousse, and sprinkled with pumpkin-cookie crumble and cocoa powder.
The Salty Donut50 NW 23rd St., Miami
6022 S. Dixie Hwy., South Miami
Miami's beloved doughnut shop, the Salty Donut, has outdone itself again, this time with ooey-gooey pumpkin buns. These heavenly confections combine layers of 24-hour brioche with brown sugar, a pumpkin spice glaze, and candied pecan topping. Grab yours while supplies last for $3.00 per bun.