Delicious Pies to Bake on National Pi Day

Baking a pie for National Pi Day

How will you celebrate National Pi Day this year? One great way is to indulge in delicious, homemade pie! Check out these recipes and get ready for a treat on March 14th.

Chocolate-Coconut Pecan Pie

You’ll need: Pie crust, 2 cups of pecans, 1/2 cup of semisweet chocolate chips, 1/2 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes, 1 cup of light corn syrup, 1 cup of packed brown sugar, 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter (melted), 3 large eggs, 1/4 teaspoon of Kosher salt

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Take your pie crust and scatter the chocolate chips, pecans, and coconut flakes inside of the shell. Then, place it on a baking sheet.

Step 3: Whisk together the sugar, eggs, corn syrup, butter, and salt. Then, pour this mixture into the pie shell

Step 4: Place your pie into the oven and bake until the pie filling settles. This should take about 50 minutes.

Pro Tip: Lightly cover the pie with foil if the coconut begins to look too dark.

Step 5: Allow the pie to cool. Then, serve and enjoy.

Mississippi Mud Pie

You’ll need: Pie crust, 1 3/4 cup of sugar, 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour, 4 large eggs, 4 tablespoons of cocoa, 1 stick of unsalted butter, 1 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 3 tablespoons of fudge sauce, 3 cups of vanilla ice cream

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Then, bake for 10 minutes until the pie crust is lightly golden.

Step 2: In a large bowl, stir together the butter, cocoa, and sugar until well combined. Then, add in the eggs, flour, and vanilla. Mix until well blended.

Step 3: Pour the mixture into the prepared crust. Bake the pie for about 30 minutes.

Step 4: Allow the pie to cool. Then, serve it with a scoop of ice cream and chocolate fudge sauce.

Cranberry Pie

You’ll need: Pie crust, 1 1/2 cup of fresh cranberries, 1 cup of heavy cream, 1 cup of sugar, 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.

Step 2: Pour the cranberries into the pie crust.

Step 3: In a medium bowl, sift together the flour and 2/3 cup of sugar.

Step 4: In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites for about five minutes. Then, fold it into the flour mix. Afterward, slowly stir the cream into the mixture and combine well.

Step 5: Coat the cranberries with the remaining 1/3 cup of sugar. Then, pour the cream mixture into the pie and bake for 10 minutes.

Step 6: Lower the temperature to 350 degrees and bake for another 40 minutes.

Step 7: Allow the pie to cool. Then, serve and enjoy.

 

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