Autumn means apples, pears and pumpkins are ripe for the picking.
In bakeries across West Virginia delicious fall desserts are being whipped up featuring these special ingredients.
How many can’t wait for chilly autumn days to make the trip to the bakery for pumpkin pie, hand- dipped apples and fudge?
Just entering a bakery in the fall is a gift to your senses.
The new season smells are spicy cinnamon, decadent pecan, rich caramel and pumpkin spice.
So here’s a look at the Mountain State’s most delicious fall desserts served up by some of the best bakeries around!
1. Orr’s Farm Market, Martinsburg
This Berkeley County landmark is famous for it’s fall apple cider doughnuts The doughnuts are made fresh every day. Grab one of the irresistible doughnuts and a cup of warm apple cider. You’ll be in food heaven!
2. Pizza & Creme, Nebo
Pizza & Creme is off the beaten path in Clay County’s Nebo. It is famous for its woodfired pizzas, and especially its scrumptious pumpkin pie ice cream this time of the year. This pumpkin pie ice cream is rich, delicious and will have you coming back for more!
3. Almost Heaven Desserts & Coffee Shop, Bridgeport
Almost Heaven Desserts & Coffee Shop serves up several fall deserts, but nothing compares to their moist and scrumptious pumpkin caramel crunch cupcakes. One bite and you will be a believer!
4. Sugar Pie Bakery, Charleston
Love fall apples? Of course you do. so you are going to love Sugar Pie Bakery’s hand dipped white chocolate apples with fall sprinkles. You are going to love them so much you better get some to go!
5. Everything Cheesecake, Martinsburg
Everything Cheesecake is the place to be for cheesecake lovers. Their cheesecakes are legendary and for fall they offer a irresistible temptation…Pumpkin Cheesecake. Your taste buds are going to thank you!
6. Sarah’s Bakery, Charleston
Sarah’s Bakery offers a special fall treat, one you may have never tried before. Moist, flaky and smothered in delicious frosting, Pumpkin Spice Eclairs. These eclairs are the fall treat your taste buds have been searching for!
7. Lil’ Bit Of Heaven Cupcakes, St. Albans
Lil’ Bit of Heaven Cupcakes makes several fall flavors, but the cutest and most tasty is the delicious White Chocolate Peanut Butter Ghost Cupcakes. They will make the perfect Halloween party snacks for your guests if you don’t eat them all first!
8. River and Rail Bakery, Huntington
So many of us wait impatiently for fall for homemade pumpkin pie. Want a slice of pumpkin pie that is so good it almost makes you cry? Of course you do! So grab a slice of River and Rail Bakery’s pumpkin pie made completely from locally sourced ingredients.
9. Paula Vega Cakes, Huntington
Paula Vega Cakes offers a unique fall treat that is simply scrumptious. Fudge lovers you have got to try the bakery’s pumpkin fudge! The rich squares are filled with the perfect amount of pumpkin spice. Don’t miss the chance to taste this delicious fall dessert.
10. Bonnie Belle’s Pastries, Clarksburg
Just the words pumpkin roll makes so many smile with joy! Pumpkin rolls are rich and delicious and no one does them better than this Harrison County institution! If you have never had a slice of pumpkin roll you have no idea what you are missing. Bonnie Belle’s pumpkin rolls are so amazing you may want to order one ahead of time to be sure you are able to get one.
11. B Sweet Confectionery, White Sulphur Springs
Here is one you may have never heard of before….Pumpkin Whoopie Pies. B. Sweet Confectionery makes these delicious pumpkin cookies with cream cheese filling. They call them Whoopie Pies because they are so delicious they will make you scream whoopie!
12. Apple Annie’s Bakery, Morgantown
With Halloween quickly approaching there is no tastier way to celebrate then with one of Apple Annie’s Jack Skellington pumpkin caramel pies. These delicious desserts are only available for a limited time so don’t wait too long!