5 Huntsville-area pies you need to try a slice of

The Moon
You can’t go wrong with any of these selections. (The Moon Bakeshop on Facebook)

If you’re anything like me, today is a day that makes you hungry.

That’s because on March 14—3.14—we celebrate Pi Day. While the so-called holiday actually refers to pi in the mathematical sense, I prefer to take a bit of a sweeter perspective. That’s why we’ve rounded up five Huntsville pi(e)s you need to try. Read all about them below.

1. The Moon Bakeshop

The Moon Bakeshop
Have you ever seen a prettier pie? (The Moon Bakeshop on Facebook)

The Moon Bakeshop consistently has one of the most beautiful pastry cases in town. There, you’ll find expertly decorated cakes, pastries and seasonal pies. Head into the store to see what’s available fresh, or order ahead and choose from one of these delicious flavors:

  • Brownie Chess
  • Buttermilk Blueberry Chess
  • Chocolate Pecan
  • Key Lime
  • Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate
  • Salted Maple
  • Southern Pecan

My pick? I’m going with the Buttermilk Blueberry Chess. There’s nothing like a fresh berry pie when the weather starts warming up.

Address: 201 Jefferson St N Suite B, Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 7:30AM-4PM; Saturday 8AM-3PM
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2. Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro

Mason Dixon pies
Grab a slice or a mini pie for yourself this afternoon. (Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro on Facebook)

Mason Dixon is Huntsville’s own 100% gluten free bakery. If you’ve got celiac disease or a gluten intolerance, you know the frustration of having to miss out on some of your favorite treats—here, you don’t have to.

My pick? Nothing really beats a good apple pie.

Address: 2358 Whitesburg Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8AM-6PM; Saturday 8AM-4PM
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3. JJ’s Treats

Pies are a specialty at JJ’s Treats. Order online or in-store, or hire JJ’s to cater your next event. In addition to delicious baked goods and espresso, JJ’s has a sno-cone trailer that will make your next party a hit.

My pick? I’ve got my eye on JJ’s lemon meringue pie.

Address: 432 Bass Cir NW, Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 7:30AM-5PM; Saturday 7:30AM-2PM
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4. The Dessert Fork

The Dessert Fork is one of Madison’s best spots for delicious and beautiful desserts. You’ll find the following pie options available year-round:

  • Coconut Cream
  • Chocolate Cream
  • Key Lime
  • Peanut Butter

My pick? The peanut butter pie, complete with a peanut butter cup topping, looks particularly tempting.

Address: 107 Brookridge Dr Suite E2, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5:30PM
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5. Main Street Cafe

Main Street Cafe
Classic Southern fare in a historic location. (Main Street Cafe on Facebook)

Another gem, tucked into Madison’s 1950s-era town hall, Main Street Cafe serves up a menu full of Southern favorites. They even serve sugar-free versions of some of the classics, like coconut cream and chocolate cream pie.

My pick? I’m going for the lemon ice box pie.

Address: 101 Main St, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Monday-Tuesday 11AM-2PM; Wednesday-Thursday 11AM-2PM, 5PM-8PM; Friday-Saturday 11AM-2PM, 5PM-9PM
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Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips
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