Serious Eats: Sweets
8 Pumpkin Sweets We Love in San Francisco
There's nothing like a big piece of pumpkin pie to get you into the autumnal spirit. Except maybe a piece of pumpkin bread, or a big scoop of pumpkin ice cream. Come to think of it, there's something inherently cozy and satisfying about eating pumpkin flavored treats, especially as the days get shorter and the need for comfort food grows.
San Francisco isn't lacking for pumpkin desserts, but many are only available for a short time. If you're wondering how to spend that precious window between summer's fruit tarts and the holiday cookie onslaught, look no further. Here are 8 of the best pumpkin treats in the city.
Pumpkin Cranberry Tart at Citizen Cake
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Doughnut at Dynamo Donuts
Pumpkin Cheesecake at Susie Cakes
Pumpkin Pie Sundae at Humphry Slocombe
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Loaf at Chestnut Bakery
Pumpkin Pie at Mission Pie
Pumpkin Perfection Cupcake at Cups and Cakes
Pumpkin Loaf at Batter Bakery
About the author: Carrie Vasios is the Community Manager of Serious Eats and writes the Wake and Bake, Cookie Monster, and Serious Entertaining columns. She likes perusing her large collection of cookbooks while eating jam from the jar.