Pi Day Recipes

homemade apple pie

Pi Day is Thursday, March 14th so if you’re a mathematician, this is your day! If you aren’t a mathematician but want to participate in the celebration of the day, you can substitute math for pies! In this week’s One East Tucson Blog, we’ve got a few pie recipes for you to try out in your celebration of Pi Day!

Apple Pie

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 6 to 7 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 large egg white

  • Additional sugar

Enjoy a nice homemade apple pie that’s perfect for Pi Day. Apple pies are an All-American treat that pairs perfectly with some vanilla ice cream. Indulge in some apple pie warm or cold, your choice!

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 servings of fruit in by biting into some delicious banana cream pie. This recipe is simple and easy to make, so if you love bananas, we hope you try this pie recipe out for Pi Day.

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 sitting around a fire and roasting marshmallows to put in your smores? Look no farther than this recipe, where you can indulge in the sweet, marshmallow-y, chocolatey goodness of a s'mores pie.

Do you have a favorite pie recipe? Share it with our Tucson, AZ apartment community!

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