Embrace the fall season with pumpkin-flavoured treats!
Fall is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting seasons. From bright leaves to warm drinks, Ottawa has no shortage of fall festivities. However, the season is not complete without the typical pumpkin spice. Ottawa’s cafés and bakeries are ready to spice up your fall with the following treats:
Le Moulin de Provence
55 ByWard Market Square
For over 20 years, Le Moulin de Provence has been dedicated to providing the ByWard community and visitors with freshly-baked French pastries, coffee, and artisan bread. Their open dining area and huge patio offer the ideal environment to enjoy their pumpkin tart. Topped with pumpkin seeds and the perfect size, Le Moulin de Provence provides the perfect market scene to take in the fall spirit.
The Cupcake Lounge
6 ByWard Market Square & 324 Richmond Road
The Cupcake Lounge offers all-natural, gourmet, hand-crafted cupcakes. To celebrate the fall season, they are offering pumpkin cupcakes. The pumpkin cupcake is a great ode to the season with delicious white frosting and adorable fall-themed sprinkles.
Four Ottawa locations, including 912 Bank Street
There is no better way to start your morning than with a freshly baked bagel. Kettleman’s Bagels began in 1993 with Craig Buckley’s vision to make the highest quality bagels possible. Be sure to head to Kettleman’s and order their pumpkin bagel while watching the bakers cut, roll and bake the bagels in a wood fire oven.
900 Exhibition Way Unit 102
Cinnaholic’s pumpkin spice roll will complete your fall dreams. With pumpkin spice frosting, homemade pumpkin bread bites, cinnadoodle cookie bites, and cinnamon sugar, the pumpkin spice roll is not just delectable to the eyes but also your taste buds.
Suzy Q Doughnuts
1015 Wellington Street — look for their other Ottawa locations!
Since 2012, Suzy Q has made a name by supplying Ottawa with the most unique and tasty doughnuts. Their Pumpkin Pie and Pumpkin Fog doughnuts taste just as incredible as they look and will give you the sugar fix of the season.
Little Jo Berry’s
1305 Wellington Street West
If you’re looking for a vegan fall treat to make your day, Little Jo Berry’s has your back! With plenty of fall variety, Little Jo Berry’s offers pumpkin streusel, pie, and scones to satisfy all of your fall cravings.
The Merry Dairy
102 Fairmont Avenue
Just because the temperature is dropping doesn’t mean ice cream is off the table! The Merry Dairy is prepared for the fall season with its pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin spiced pepita, and chai flavours. The experience is not complete without enjoying your scoop in a cinnamon cone on the hay stacks outside the shop.
70 George Street, 274 Montréal Road, and 379 Richmond Road
This list is not complete without a pumpkin spice macaron from Quelque Chose. Don’t let the size deceive you; the small macaron is packed with fall flavour and a perfect stop for a sweet pick-me-up.
Photos: Analise Saavedra