Is there anything more divine than a freshly baked pie? Whether it’s a tart strawberry-rhubarb cooling on the windowsill or a rich coconut cream twirling in a display case, a great pie packs delight into every bite. It’s a tricky dish to get just right: Crust can be temperamental, and fillings — fluffy meringues, saucy baked fruits, dense creams that hold their shape — require a skilled hand. Happily, there are many spots baking phenomenal pies around Minneapolis and St. Paul. This map highlights bakeries that sell pies whole as well as a few restaurants with noteworthy slices and hand pies on their dessert menus. Here are a few places to find great key limes, apple butter crumbles, and banana creams around the Twin Cities.
Note that these bakeries and restaurants are listed geographically.Read More