March 14th, known in some circles as Pi Day, is the day to honor the mathematical constant pi (π), a symbol that filled a few of us with panic during pop quizzes and others who love math equations with excitement. Sure, it was technically established for mathematicians to celebrate, but non-math lovers can join in the fun by indulging in scrumptious pies. Baking your favorite pie is the perfect way to commemorate this holiday, regardless of your sweet or savory preferences. Check out some pie variations to try out for Pi Day:
🥧 Classic Apple Pie
Apple pie brings two strangely contradictory flavors into perfect equilibrium - sweetness and tartness. The combo of a crispy crust and juicy apple filling is enough to make a person weep. You'll need apples, cinnamon, sugar, and a pie crust to make this pie. Check out this recipe to create the perfect classic apple pie.
🥧 Chocolate Cream Pie
If your sweet tooth guides your dessert indulgences, look no further than this decadently creamy pie. Many have described it as heavenly, silky smooth, and extra chocolatey! It pairs great with a cold glass of milk too. To make this pie, you'll need some chocolate, heavy cream, sugar, and a pie crust. Check out this recipe to make a delicious chocolate cream pie.
🥧 Key Lime Pie
What about the tangy dessert lovers? Never fear, key lime pie is here. The flavors packed into this dough and fruit masterpiece are too refreshing for words. Make it with lime juice, sweetened condensed milk, and graham crackers for an ideal crust. Check out this recipe to make a delicious key lime pie.
🥧 Chicken Pot Pie
Savory pies deserve as much love as sweet pies. You heard it here first! A chicken pot pie is a superb foray into the world of savory "dessert." It has a flaky crust and a velvety filling made with chicken, vegetables, and a rich gravy. Check out this recipe to make a delicious chicken pot pie.
🥧 Pecan Pie
Nutty and sweet flavors unite in this particular pie. It has a gooey filling that combines pecans with brown sugar. You'll need pecans, brown sugar, corn syrup, and a pie crust to make this pie. Check out this recipe to make a delicious pecan pie.
🥧 Quiche Lorraine
We haven't forgotten about brunchers. Quiche Lorraine needs to be on your roster for a quick breakfast recipe or homemade brunch. It has a flaky crust and a filling with eggs, cheese, and bacon. Check out this recipe to make a delicious quiche Lorraine.
Pi Day is the perfect excuse to bake and enjoy some delicious pies. There's a recipe out there for everyone. Try out these pie recipes and deliciously celebrate Pi Day!