Pumpkin, apples and spice are often found in traditional fall fare, but there are other flavors enjoyed during the autumn season as well. Here are culinary favorites found in Starbucks stores around the world.
Pumpkin Sandwich (Japan) – Barley bread with green leaf lettuce and chunks of pumpkin are complemented by a dressing made from honey, soy milk, cream cheese and almonds.
Cube Sweet Potato (Korea) – Bite-sized semi-dried sweet potato pieces that have a chewy texture and a sweet taste.
Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cake (Korea) – This dessert cake has layers of red velvet sheet cake filled with cream cheese mousse.
Marron Danish (Korea) – A sweet danish with a "marron" or chestnut cream. This pastry is topped with chestnut and pistachio pieces.
Spinach Mushroom Frittata (Philippines) – A tasty frittata made with penne pasta, spinach, mushroom and onions on a buttery flaky crust.
Chocolate Leaf Cookie (Philippines) – A chocolaty cookie shaped like an autumn leaf.
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Apple Crumble Pie – Jonagold and Bramley apples are featured in this deep dish pie, which is partly topped with crumble.
Maple Pecan Cookie – This treat is flavored with maple syrup and is full of pecan pieces.
Apple Cinnamon and Walnut Muffin – Real apple pieces are included in the dough, giving this muffin a great moist consistency and apple flavor. The walnut pieces on top add a level of interest to the texture.
Honey and Nut Bar – Whole nuts including almonds, cashews and pecans sit on a shortcrust base and are held together with a sticky honey syrup.
Pumpkin Spice Loaf – A returning favorite, this loaf cake is made with pumpkin spice and topped with pumpkin seeds.
Halloween Cookie (Chile) – A Halloween-inspired treat, this buttery sugar cookie has a subtle vanilla flavor.
Marble “Pan de Muerto” (Mexico) – This soft bread, which is similar to Brioche, has buttery and Mexican chocolate flavors and pairs well with hot chocolate.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin – A moist pumpkin muffin filled with sweet cream cheese and a sprinking of chopped caramelized pepitas.
Pumpkin Scone – A scone bursting with seasonal flavors – pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon, then topped with sweet icing.
Washington Apple Pound Cake – A traditional pound cake that combine diced, juicy Washington apples and brown sugar to create the perfect balance of sweet, buttery cake and tart apples.
Pumpkin Cookie – A classic, buttery sugar cookie all dressed up for fall.