10 Ways to Feed Your Passion for Pumpkin

It’s true… we love summer and all of the local produce that comes with it. But there’s just something special about fall, so much that we’ll gladly welcome the falling leaves and crisp chill in the air with open arms. Before this change of season even happens, the talented bakers and chefs at DLM are dreaming up all the ways they can bring those fall favorite flavors to to our stores, including treasured favorites as well as pumpkin recipes!

From the sweet to the savory, we’ve got you covered throughout our store. Here are just a few pumpkin favorites, as well as four pumpkin recipes for you to try at home! Dive in and feed your passion for pumpkin!

1. Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes

2. Pumpkin Cream Puff
Made Right Here by the DLM Pâtisserie  team, we start with a light, airy cream puff shell that we fill with a pumpkin-spice custard and a cinnamon fresh whipped cream.

3. Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Soup

4. Pumpkin Baby Cake
Oh, baby! This Pumpkin Baby Cake has all of the best flavors that the season has to offer with a pumpkin-spice cake that’s capped with our ever-popular cream cheese icing. It’s then topped with toasted pecans and a DLM Caramel Drizzle for ultimate satisfaction. This oversized cupcake is Made Right Here by our Love Cakes by DLM team and available in the DLM Bakery case.

5. Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Gooey Butter Bars

6. Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake
Almost too exquisite to eat, this Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake is a seasonal masterpiece made by the DLM Pâtisserie team. The velvety richness of the pumpkin-spice cheesecake melts in your mouth underneath a generous pecan crumble.

7. Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Gingerbread
A favorite of our own Chef Carrie, she loves to make this recipe in the fall to share with family and friends. She also loves how well it freezes to be enjoyed at a later time. You can read about it in her blog, ‘Now and Later.’

8. Caramel Iced Pumpkin Cookie
Caramel icing drapes the top of this soft, pillowy pumpkin cookie for this fan favorite. This seasonal cookie Made Right Here always draws much applause when it finally makes its arrival. Want to send a taste to someone afar? Check out our Pumpkin Cookie Kit that ships.

9. Pumpkin Spice Latte
Available at the DLM Coffee Bar, we infuse our pumpkin syrup with premium espresso and DLM Organic Pumpkin. It all melds into a smooth, velvety flavor as the steamed Snowville Creamery milk is poured in, and we top it with a homemade whipped cream made from the local dairy farm’s cream.

10. LOCAL Pumpkins from Jon Branstrator
Our local farming friend Jon Branstrator, located in Clarksville, Ohio, truly is the real deal when it comes to not only growing fabulous produce much of the year, including robust pumpkins, but also in embodying best practices when it comes to farming.