Autumn Flavors: All Things Apple and Pumpkin in Metro Detroit

By: Scott Davis | October 22, 2015

We are at that point in the year where the leaves are gorgeous, the air is crisp and cool and the days are shorter – mid fall. Other autumn staples are the many pumpkin and apple flavors found in various food items. If apple and pumpkin are what you want, here are some places to consider.

Pies

Apple Annie’s has locations in both Roseville and Clinton Township. Among the many delectable options are Apple Annie’s fruit pies. Apple, caramel apple, and Dutch apple pies are all sold here. Pumpkin pie (seasonally) and apple bread are also available.

Sister Pie in Detroit puts a twist on the classic pumpkin pie we all know and love, with a Salted Maple Pumpkin pie available for Thanksgiving. It is made with Michigan Grade B maple syrup, flaky Maldon sea salt and toasted pepitas. Don’t forget about the Apple Cheddar Rye pie!

Cheesecakes

Peteet’s Famous Cheesecakes has locations in Oak Park and West Bloomfield. It offers an Apple Crumb Cheesecake, with apple pie filling and a crumb topping on a graham cracker crust.

The Cheesecake Shoppe in St. Clair Shores offers a seasonal pumpkin cheesecake option, which consists of eight mouthwatering slices. Caramel apple is another seasonal flavor available.

Breads

Sweet Mommas in Sterling Heights offers sweet breads, including pumpkin bread. In addition, Sweet Mommas also has pumpkin-spiced cupcakes, with its own blend of pumpkin flavors.

West Fenkell Bakery in Livonia has pumpkin bread and various types of apple bread. In addition to the regular apple bread, it has Iced Michigan Apple bread and Apple Pie bread!

Entrees

The Rattlesnake Club in Detroit is known for its seasonally changing menu. For autumn, it features a few dishes with pumpkin flavors. For instance, the menu currently features a Caramelized Michigan Apple Salad, Peppered Pumpkin Noodles pasta and Cider-Braised Pork Shanks.

If you just cannot get enough of fall flavors, check out our recent articles on seasonally fresh restaurants and apple orchards.

You now have all of the information you need to keep your appetite and sweet tooth at bay during these autumn months. Enjoy the fall before winter hits!