It’s September and you know what that means: the official flavor of fall arrives! Just in case you may live under a rock and aren’t sure what that flavor is, I’ll throw it out there for you…PUMPKIN SPICE.
Here are some pumpkin-flavored eats and drinks Wichitans can enjoy while savoring the crisp, colorful days of fall – and don’t forget to check out our Ultimate Guide to Fall & Halloween Events in Wichita!
PUMPKIN SPICE COFFEE DRINKS
BUFFALO BREW COFFEE COMPANY (VALLEY CENTER): This family-owned business provides specialty drinks of all kinds. This fall, they will be offering a pumpkin spice latte (offered year-round), keto pumpkin pie latte, bourbon pumpkin caramel cold brew with caramel cold foam, pumpkin bread breve and a white pumpkin frappe! YUM!!
THE COFFEE HOUSE (DERBY): They are a specialty coffee house that specializes in private blend espresso drinks, but have many other options, too! They are already serving their pumpkin pie lattes and chais (made with real pumpkin), which can be made hot, iced or blended like a frappe (which can also be combined with their many other flavors like mocha, white mocha and brown sugar cinnamon).
They will also have sugar-free pumpkin spice flavors this year, too. Pumpkin pastries such as pumpkin scones, cinnamon buns and muffins will also be featured at some point during the fall. The Coffee House is definitely a place to try out if you are in the Derby area!
COMMON GROUNDS COFFEE HOUSE: Their own version of a pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin spice cappuccino, pumpkin spice frappe and pumpkin flavored hot tea. They carry the tastes of pumpkin year-round!
CRAFTED: An east Wichita coffee shop serving coffee, tea and poke. Oh, and they have Dole Whip! Follow them on social media to keep an eye out for pumpkin-themed items as they are created!
ECCLESIA: Pumpkin Spice Latte and Pumpkin Chai. They will also offer a pumpkin spice swirl top muffin swirled with cream cheese or cream cheese with Nutella, and a gluten-free pumpkin roll and gluten-free Great Pumpkin cookies.
IL PRIMO ESPRESSO: Pumpkin spice latte and pumpkin spice chai, which they offer year-round! They can do just about anything pumpkin upon request. They also have a popular fall drink called the Jack-O-Latte, which is a pumpkin spice latte with marshmallow and vanilla. Delish!
LESLIE COFFEE CO.: Leslie Coffee Co. is planning to launch their spice syrup at the beginning of September—it is similar to pumpkin spice, without the pumpkin 🙂
They will also be adding their pumpkin butter toast with spiced pumpkin seeds and will also have their homemade pumpkin bread periodically in the fall.
McDONALD’S: Zoom through the drive-thru for a Pumpkin Spice Latte!
MILKFLOAT: Milkfloat is launching their fall menu on September 12 and it’s going to be a delicious one!
Here is what will be available:
- Pumpkin spice cold brew with caramel cold foam
- Harvest moon latte (maple and pumpkin spice latte)
- Honeycomb latte
- Apple of My Chai (caramel sauce, chai and apple cider)
- Caramel apple cider
They have moved away from a set bakery menu to keep things exciting, so be on the lookout for some delicious pumpkin treats all season, as well as some fun and festive Halloween goodies!!
*They have many options available for those with food aversions.*
MOXI JUNCTION (MAIZE): This unique coffeehouse, bakery and art gallery employs and trains special needs adults and teens. They offer a variety of fall eats and drinks, including a Jack-O’-Latte launching in October and the Pumpkin Pie Latte launching in November.
R COFFEE HOUSE: They serve a pumpkin spice latte and pumpkin spice steamer, and will most likely feature a pumpkin flavored menu food item/s—watch for them to be launched!
REVERIE COFFEE ROASTERS: Their real Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte (consisting of house-made pumpkin spice syrup with your milk of choice) will begin in September. They will also be making some pumpkin pastries, such as their Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin (made with pumpkin pie spices and semi-sweet chocolate chips) that will roll out the first week in September. Pumpkin spiced cinnamon rolls will also be on the menu, along with sweet potato danishes. They have the desire and flexibility to create whatever the chef dreams up, so there will definitely be more to come at this popular Wichita coffee spot!
They will also offer the Orange Fall Spice Latte, blending fall spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, with black pepper, cayenne and orange peel.
THE RUSTED ROOSTER (ANDOVER): If you live in, near or ever find yourself close to the Andover area, you have to check out The Rusted Rooster (it is definitely a favorite spot for our family!).
So many fun things happening at “The Rooster” this fall involving all things pumpkin and so much more!
Try their Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Latte including salted caramel and pumpkin spice syrups, espresso and steamed milk; topped with whipped cream, caramel drizzle and real sea salt. Yum!
For all you cold brew lovers, try the Witches Cold Brew, featuring their signature cold brew with pumpkin spice syrup, nutmeg and a splash of creamer.
Also on the menu is a skinny pumpkin latte with sugar-free pumpkin pie syrup, espresso and steamed skim milk.
A pumpkin white chocolate mocha is also featured with white chocolate, espresso and steamed milk, mixed with pumpkin spice syrup and topped with whipped cream and chocolate drizzle.
They’re also pretty excited to offer some fall-themed food. Specifically, the Pumpkin Waffle topped with candied pecans and caramel drizzle!
SCOOTER’S: Scooter’s is offering a Pumpkin Spice Latte, Pumpkin Caramelicious Latte, Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, Pumpkin Bread and Pumpkin Caramelicious Muffin to cure all of your pumpkin-flavored cravings this fall!
SPICE MERCHANT: Pumpkin rooibos tea selection as well as tea bags that are pumpkin spice decaf. They also offer pumpkin spice coffee, Torani pumpkin spice syrup as well as their own branded pumpkin butter. They may also be getting in some pumpkin spice biscottis that are seasonally made.
STARBUCKS: If you don’t know by now, they seemed to have coined the phrase “pumpkin spice” in 2003. Their seasonal pumpkin spice latte is in demand each year and is now available to consume in mass quantities. They also offer pumpkin bread and other pumpkin flavored pastries.
WANT BIEROCK COMPANY AND COFFEE HOUSE: Formerly Twisted Java Coffee Bar, Want Coffee comes featuring all-the-pumpkin items!
They will be creating delicious coffee drinks such as Pumpkin Brickle (pumpkin pie, toffee nut), Chumpkin (chai, pumpkin spice), traditional Pumpkin Spice, Toasted Pumpkin and Twisted Fall (pumpkin pie, chocolate sauce, toffee nut).
Their fall items will also be something to check out: White Fall (white chocolate, vanilla, maple) latte, bacon pancakes and butter beer. Is your mouth watering yet?!
SWEET PUMPKIN TREATS
ANDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD (East, West & College Hill): Starting September 15th, the Pumpkin Pie concrete returns! An entire slice of pumpkin pie blended into Andy’s smooth & creamy frozen custard – it’s pumpkin spice perfection.
BREW CO. COFFEEHOUSE & Dilly Deli (EL DORADO): Another fun place surrounding Wichita offers all sorts of lattes that they can mix up with Pumpkin Spice. They also offer Pumpkin or Apple Chai lattes as well. They offer a humpday cupcake on Wednesdays, and will include different types of pumpkin flavors (they make a new one each week). Some cupcake flavors will include a White Mocha Pumpkin cupcake or Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. They are always made from scratch!
In their deli, they carry a “Flavor of Fall” sandwich that is Yoder Pit ham and swiss cheese on sourdough bread, spread with Pumpkin Butter, topped with pears and sprinkled in cinnamon. They will also be adding some pumpkin hummus this year!
COCOA DOLCE: Pumpkin Spice Latte
They can also make a Pumpkin Spice mocha, and even Pumpkin Spice hot chocolate! YUM.
Steamed apple cider, spiked apple cider (
If that isn’t enough pumpkin for you, they will also serve pumpkin spice cheesecake, pumpkin spice chocolate and a delish pumpkin muffin during the fall season to add to the love of all thing sweet this season, launching the middle-to-end of September!
THE DONUT WHOLE: This fall, The Donut Whole will be offering pumpkin donuts every Saturday. This will also be baking other flavors like Pumpkin Streusel (pumpkin donut, cream cheese glaze, streusel), Pumpkin Crumble Cake (pumpkin donut, cream cheese glaze, pumpkin donut crumble) and Pumpkin Whole (pumpkin donut, vanilla glaze, cinnamon sugar, cinnamon butter), just to name a few.
They plan on having about 30 different pumpkin flavors/variations out every Saturday. Pumpkin spice lattes will also be served, along with other various pumpkin drinks.
HURTS DONUT: Make sure to sink your teeth into their pumpkin streusel donut, pumpkin streusel with caramel donut, pumpkin s’more donut and pumpkin cheesecake donut. YUM! They will also be offering a special Pumpkin Spiced Latte, available iced or hot, to get you really into the feeling of fall.
NOTHING BUNDT CAKES: Pumpkin spice bundt cakes will be available on October 1st!
PARADISE DONUTS: Pumpkin Spice donut.
RENEW CONSIGN & CAFE (ANDOVER): Since they sell fantastic “like new” furniture and décor, many fall items are rolling in and filling the store. They will have indoor and outdoor pumpkins and fall décor. If décor isn’t enough, they also have fall-flavored eats & drinks! They serve Pumpkin Seed & Flax Granola Cereal, Pumpkin-shaped pancakes, homemade pumpkin pie and since they serve Starbucks coffee, they will naturally be serving the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. You can grab a bite and/or a drink while you shop! That’s a win-win in my book.
RIVER CITY SWEET SHOP (formerly Sweetly Scrumptious):
PUMPKIN ICE CREAM
CHURN & BURN: If Pumpkin Spice coffee isn’t enough to quench your pumpkin cravings, how about combining Pumpkin Spice coffee with Pumpkin Spice ice cream?? The Pumpkin Spice Churn & Burn does just that and makes a delightful pumpkin-everything flavor. Don’t forget to ask for their secret menu item! Their Chocolate Pumpkin Mocha is topped with their in-house made whipped cream, cinnamon and chocolate sauce.
FLAVORS COFFEE AND ICE CREAM (formerly College Hill Creamery): Locally sourced pumpkins will be converted into pumpkin spice shakes, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin pudding, pumpkin pecan coffee cake, homemade pumpkin pies and more!
All of this will be available from September to December, or while they last, so hurry in and curb your pumpkin cravings!
FREDDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD: Pumpkin pie concrete
LITTLE LION ICE CREAM: They will offer Pumpkin pie ice cream, using real pumpkins from Meadowlark Farms, so be on the lookout for where their food truck will be this fall season!
PUMPKIN JUICES and SMOOTHIES
86 COLD PRESS: Pumpkin spice juice, containing sweet pumpkins mixed with buttery squash, mild tart apples and cinnamon.
SONGBIRD JUICE CO.: They will offer a Sinless Pumpkin Pie smoothie. Also, you can’t forget about their delicious fall-flavored Autumn Apple juice consisting of sweet potato, apple and cinnamon flavors.
HOPPING GNOME: Keep an eye out for the launch of the one-night-only pumpkin spice firkin! It will be the only pumpkin beer hopping at the gnome!
WICHITA BREWING COMPANY: Yumpkin Pumpkin Ale, brewed with over 60 pounds of pumpkin in the mash, then a sprinkle of spices during the boil!