3 Fun Facts About Pie

Who doesn’t love a slice of pie?

Here are 3 facts you didn’t know about this American classic dessert!

1. Crusty container

The crust of the pie was originally intended to be thrown away. It was designed as a container and the crust was either dumped or given to servants.

2. Dessert for breakfast

In the 19th century, fruit filled pies were commonly eaten for breakfast rather than dessert.

3. No more pies!

A UK leader banned pie in 1644 believing it to be a pagan form of pleasure. For 16 years, pie lovers had to enjoy it in secret.

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