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an apple pie with a lattice top with apples and cinnamon sticks surrounding it

March 14th is Pi Day — a day to celebrate mathematics and, if you aren’t too interested in that, the dessert that sounds a lot like pi: pie. A delicious way to observe the day, it can be difficult to pick the right pie. In this week’s Willington Lakes Phase 1 Blog, we’ve compiled a few recipes so you can get some ideas of the kind of pie you want to eat for Pi Day.

Apple Pie

  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9-inch double crust pie

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

  • 8 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced

Apple pie is one of the most popular pies in the United States. It’s the perfect type of pie to make for your Pi Day celebrations! Dive into the sweet and tart taste of a piece of all-American apple pie by itself or pair it with some creamy vanilla ice cream.

S’mores Pie

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 12 crackers)

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Filling:

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups mini marshmallows

Do you miss the days of summer when you could sit around a fire and toast some marshmallows until they’re gooey? Is biting into a warm s’more one of your favorite experiences? This recipe brings the nights around the bonfire to your kitchen. Enjoy the decadent tastes of this s’mores pie this Pi Day!

Banana Cream Pie

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3 cups 2% milk

  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 pie crust (9 inches), baked

  • 2 large firm bananas

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

Get your daily servings of fruits in by making and diving into this recipe for banana cream pie. If you aren’t a fan of pies that are too sweet, banana cream is perfect for you! A chilled banana cream pie a perfect treat for your Pi Day!

Do you have a favorite pie recipe? Share them with our Orangeburg, SC apartment community in the comments!