Pumpkin and Spice, and Everything Nice
From beer to ice cream to coffee, ’tis the season for pumpkin-flavored everything. Read on to see which pumpkin items the Lou is cooking up this fall.
Pumpkin Spice Donuts – Old Town Donuts
Fresh, warm, handmade pumpkin spice cake donuts Need we say more?! A fixture in Old Town Florissant for nearly 50 years, Old Town Donuts was recently named as one of top 10 bakeries in St. Louis by STLRestaurant.News.
Old Town Donuts has two locations – Florissant and Cottleville. The original shop, in Florissant, is open 24 hours and located at 508 New Florissant Rd., Florissant, MO 63031.
Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake – Park Avenue Coffee
A hometown favorite, Park Avenue Coffee’s pumpkin gooey butter cake tastes just like fall. If you’re feeling extra pumpkin-y, grab a pumpkin spice latte to go with your gooey butter cake!
Park Avenue Coffee has four locations – Lafayette Square, Downtown, The Hill, and Cortex Innovation District. Its flagship shop is located at 1919 Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63104.
Pumpkin Ale and Pumpkin Stout Beers – Schlafly
With fall flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove, STL’s own Schlafly Pumpkin Ale blends the spices of the harvest with full-bodied sweetness for a beer that tastes like pumpkin pie, while the Pumpkin Stout offers a smooth roasted sweetness with autumn spices.
Seasonal Schlafly beers are available at grocery and liquor stores throughout the St. Louis region, and on draft at the Schlafly Tap Room at 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103, or Schlafly Bottleworks at 7260 Southwest Ave, St. Louis, MO 63143.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcake – Jilly’s Cupcake Bar
Made with pumpkin spice cake, stuffed with cheesecake, and topped with pumpkin spice cream cheese, a dollop of whipped cream, a dusting of cinnamon and nutmeg and candied pecan pieces, the pumpkin cheesecake cupcake is one of several October Cupcakes of the Month at Jilly’s.
Jilly’s Cupcake Bar is located at 8509 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63124.
The Great Pumpkin Concrete – Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
A slice of pumpkin pie mixed into vanilla custard and topped with whipped cream, this concrete is a must-have fall treat for St. Louisans and visitors alike.
Ted Drewes is located at 6726 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO 63109.