Craving that first-of-the-season sip of pumpkin spice? Well, the wait for fall’s most beloved flavor is officially over now that Starbucks has launched its new line of Fall-seasoned menu items.
Fall fans still have a bit of time to wait for crisp cool weather, but to help indulge your fall cravings, Starbucks has finally launched its fall menu, including a new fall-inspired drink. Starbucks is out of hazelnut syrup and a few other favorites at the moment, but not to worry because the brand has released an Apple Crisp Macchiato to join its fall drink lineup.
Coffee prices are rising, but that won’t stop us from getting in line for our favorite sweet pumpkin flavored drinks. PSL enthusiasts can enjoy the sweet fall flavors of pumpkin spice donuts and, of course, a pumpkin spice latte from various coffee and food retailers ready to ring in the fall season.
When will Dunkin' have pumpkin spice?
Dunkin' made history on August 18 surprising us will the earliest release of a fall menu to date—beating out Starbucks. The brand made the announcement on Twitter spurring most fall fans to get their hands on a PSL latte.
“Pumpkin @ Dunkin’, tomorrow,” the brand proclaims.
Pumpkin @ Dunkin', tomorrow. 🎃 pic.twitter.com/VCfgZPD8bUAugust 17, 2021
In 2019, the world was introduced to a new pumpkin-flavored creation, the pumpkin cream cold brew, which debuted at Starbucks. This year, Dunkin’ is following suit with a pumpkin cream cold brew, expanding the company’s offerings of pumpkin-spiced–flavored options.
Most Dunkin’ menu items can have pumpkin spice added into it, including coffees, espresso, hot chocolate, chai lattes, and more.
While Dunkin’ Donuts may be the first to debut its fall menu, other coffee shops have followed suit. Non-coffee-drinkers can also look forward to more pumpkin-flavored drinks and foods from brands including Cheerios and Dairy Queen.
Pumpkin-Flavored Foods and Drinks to Try This Fall
Dairy Queen Pumpkin Pie Blizzard and Pumpkin Cookie Butter Shake
DQ's Pumpkin Pie Blizzard blends pumpkin pie bits and vanilla soft serve, while the Pumpkin Cookie Butter Shake is a mashup of pumpkin puree, ground cinnamon spice cookies, and vanilla soft serve. Both also come topped with whip cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
Cup Noodles Pumpkin Spice
Just add water and in minutes you can enjoy a pumpkin spice-inspired curry. The brand recommends topping with whipped cream for extra goodness.
Milano Pumpkin Spice Cookies
Enjoy the sweet center of chocolate and pumpkin spice combined with the crisp crunch of a vanilla cookie.
Pumpkin Spice Cheerios
One of your favorite cereals gets a fall upgrade. Enjoy the sweet taste of pumpkin spiced-flavored Cheerios for a limited time.
With the summer heat still raging on, for now, at least we can grab a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. For those not ready to venture into the heat, you can at least turn on your best coffee machine and add a bit of pumpkin spice flavor to your morning coffee. With new coffee trends popping up too we can only guess what kinds of pumpkin spice creations our favorite coffee shops will come up with next.
Rylee is a U.S. news writer who previously worked for woman&home and My Imperfect Life covering lifestyle, celebrity, and fashion news. Before joining woman&home and My Imperfect Life, Rylee studied journalism at Hofstra University where she explored her interests in world politics and magazine writing. From there, she dabbled in freelance writing covering fashion and beauty e-commerce for outlets such as the TODAY show, American Spa Magazine, First for Women, and Woman’s World.
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