The Pumpkin Crème Brûlée Latte Is Now A Thing At Dunkin’ Donuts

pumpkincremebruleeIt’s the last official week of summer, but did you think that America had reached peak pumpkin yet? Of course it hasn’t. Apparently the early lattes, pumpkin-flavored peanut butter, toaster strudels, and gum weren’t enough. Dunkin’ Donuts has raised the pumpkin stakes by offering pumpkin crème brûlée latte coffee drinks, and pumpkin mocha drinks. I don’t understand.

Don’t get me wrong: I like pumpkin flavoring, chocolate, and espresso even more than the average person. It just seems like the food wizards are throwing random things together at this point. I humbly suggest that someone make a maple walnut pumpkin spice muffin chocolate chai latte. It would make as much sense as the crème brûlée thing.


Meanwhile, a short drive down Fast Food Row over at McDonald’s, we’ve learned that they’re test marketing tiny bundt cakes in Florida. They’re part of the McCafé menu, and while we mention them in a breakfast context, really, cake is more of an all-day kind of food. There are three cake flavors: Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Lemon, and Double Chocolate. No mention of a pumpkin variety yet: maybe that will be the first July after they’re rolled out nationally, if that happens.

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Pumpkin Crème Brûlée-Flavored Lattes [Foodbeast]
News: McDonald’s Testing Mini Bundt Cakes to Go with Coffee [Brand Eating]

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