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Pi Day Pie Recipe!

Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant figures of π. As the popularity of Pi Day celebrations catches on, many bakeries are taking advantage of it as a fun way to boost sales thru Pi Day promotions!

From raw ingredients for scratch pie recipes, to premade Tasty pie fillings and Harlan Bakeries' pie shells, Olympic Wholesale makes it easy to "Pi-ticipate" in Pi Day! Our Tasty brand pie fillings and Harlan Bakeries' pie shells and tops will be on sale in our Olympic Wholesale Flyer March 4th-25th.


Ingredients

  • 1- 9" 20250 Harlan Bakeries Pie Shell

  • 2- 9" 20258 Harlan Bakeries Pie Tops

  • 4 cups of your choice of one of our Tasty Pie Fillings: (18295 Apple/ 18302 Blueberry/ 18314 Cherry/ 18352 Raspberry/ 18391 Strawberry/ 18394 Strawberry-Rhubarb)

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F.

  • 2 Place pie shell in 9" aluminum baking pan and let thaw, approx. 20 minutes at room temperature.

  • 3 Place 1st pie top on work surface. Using small number-shaped cutters, cut out numerals representing pi to as many digits as desired (for example, 3.14159265). Set aside.

  • 4 Fill pie shell with Tasty pie filling of your choice.

  • 5 Place 2nd pie top on work surface. Using small sharp knife, cut pi symbol in center of crust. Place crust over filling. Wrap excess top crust under bottom crust edge. Press edges together to seal; flute. Brush crust with milk; arrange numerals around edge of crust. Sprinkle crust with 2 teaspoons sugar.

  • 6 Place pie on middle oven rack; place large cookie sheet on rack below pie plate in case of spillover. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Cover edge of crust with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Bake 40 to 45 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Let stand 2 hours before serving.



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