Fall is great for a lot of reasons, but the unique desserts inspired by the season's flavors take the cake (no pun intended). Apple, pumpkin, cinnamon, maple — you name it, there's a New York City bakery that's done something incredible with it.

The creativity demonstrated by these New York City bakeries is bound to astonish you, and will probably make you pretty damn hungry along the way. 

1. Sticky Toffee Pudding Fritter

The Doughnut Project, 10 Morton St.

Apple Cider doughnuts have met their match with this delectable treat from The Doughnut Project. But hurry! This fall-inspired fritter is only available for a limited time.

2. Pumpkin Pie Layer Cake

Momofuku Milk Bar, various locations

Why choose between pumpkin pie and cinnamon cake when you can have them together? Milk Bar's creative take on these classic fall flavors will have you convinced this cake is the best centerpiece for your next party. 

3. "No Sleep Till Pumpkin" Ice Cream

Ample Hills Creamery, various locations

Ample Hills' limited edition fall flavor comes back every year with a fan base bigger than before, and with coffee ice cream blended with pumpkin ooey gooey butter cake chunks, we know why. 

4. Caramel Apple Crisp Cookie

Schmackary's Cookies, 362 W 45th St. 

Apples, cinnamon, salted caramel, and toffee bits all find their way into this delicious fall treat from Schmackary's. Snag one after your next Broadway show thanks to their convenient Hell's Kitchen location.

5. Pumpkin Gingersnap Banana Pudding

Magnolia Bakery, various locations

Magnolia Bakery's famous banana pudding gets a fall makeover with this pumpkin gingersnap edition. If you're a fan of their original flavor, this fall twist might be your new go-to. 

6. Pumpkin Glazed Doughnut

Dough Doughnuts, 14 W 19th St. 

Looking for a simple yet tasty fall-inspired dessert? Why not try a pumpkin glazed doughnut? Dough's festive fall rendition on an NYC staple will sure to have you coming back next season, too. 

7. Cinnamon Roll Sundae

Library Cafe, 274 Main St., Farmingdale, NY

Fall desserts aren't complete without a little cinnamon, or in Library Cafe's case, a lot of it. You might have to drive a little further to experience this cinnamon roll explosion, but it will definitely be worth it.  

8. Oatmeal Apple Pie Cookie

Chip NYC, 3006 34th St., Astoria

A fusion of fall flavors never had such a delicious outcome. Chip's oatmeal cookie recipe stuffed with gooey apple pie filling is the perfect treat to enjoy during your next adventure through Queens.

So whether you're strolling through Central Park watching the leaves change or exploring a new neighborhood, why not be accompanied by delicious fall-inspired desserts? If a bakery makes it here, their sweets are absolutely worth trying.