What type of pie will you be having for National Pie Day? On January 23rd, celebrate the rich history of this delicious dessert. While you don’t need another reason to enjoy a slice of pie, National Pie Day is a great reason. Not to confuse this holiday with other pie celebrations, National Pie Day is celebrated in the USA on January 23rd.
History of Pie
Pies have been around since ancient Egyptian times. The first types of pies were predominately meat pies and were made in “reeds” to hold the filling together. The word pie became popular in the 14th century, according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Most Popular Types of Pie
- Apple – This double crust pie originated in England and is filled with apples and topped with whipped cream or ice cream.
- Blueberry – An all-American classic. Sometimes these pies have a top crust, other times they are topped with a streusel topping. They are one of the easiest to make because they utilize the entire fruit.
- Pumpkin – A holiday favorite. These fall pies are baked in a bottom crust only.
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