Local Pie Makers Offer Variety of Fillings

The Pie's the Limit: Area bakers offer alternative fillings for holiday pastry


Photographed on location on the grounds of Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills.

Sweet Potato Sensations


Detroit; 313-532-7996, sweetpotatosensations.com:

Large pies, top to bottom: Sweet Potato Pecan, Lemon Chess, and Sweet Potato Coconut.

Tarts, top to bottom: Sweet Potato Coconut, Lemon Chess, Sweet Potato, and Sweet Potato Pecan.

White ruffled pie dishes, Sur La Table, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-283-1051, surlatable.com.

Dangerously Delicious Pies


Detroit (sold through Comet Bar in Corktown, Detroit); 313-213-1975, dangerouspies.com.

Clockwise from top: Caramel Apple, Hot Rod Potato, Baltimore Bomb

Cacao Tree Café


Royal Oak; 248-336-9043, cacaotreecafe.com.

Vegan Pumpkin pie and Vegan Chocolate Peppermint pie.

Pint berry box, 35 cents, DeVries & Co. 1887, Eastern Market, Detroit; 313-568-7777.

Zingerman’s Bakehouse


Ann Arbor; 734-761-2095, zingermansbakehouse.com:

(Clockwise from top) Jumbleberry, Pecan, Apple Mini.

Rock City Pies


Ferndale (at the Rust Belt Market); 248-633-3072, rockcitypies.com.

Top to bottom: Salted Caramel Apple, Cherry White Chocolate Pistachio, and Sweet Potato Whiskey.

Wooden “antlers,” $450/set of three, Betty Mason Antiques, Birmingham; 248-258-5140, bettymasonantiques.com.

Achatz Pies


Chesterfield Township; 586-749-2882, achatzpies.com.

Clockwise from top: Chocolate Cream, Turkey Pot Pie, and Michigan 4-Berry.



Sold at Eastern Market, Detroit, and Big Apple Bagels, Harrison Township; 586-549-4778, mumbypie.com.

Clockwise from top: Peach, Traditional Pumpkin, Southwest Black Bean, and Blueberry Goat Cheese.


Left to right: Juliska pie dish, $68, Stacey Leuliette Gracious Living, Birmingham; 248-593-9180, stacyleuliette.com. Wire basket, $45, Oddfellows Antiques, Berkley; 248-399-6098,oddfellowsantiques.com. Wooden “antlers,” $450/set of three, Betty Mason Antiques, Birmingham; 248-258-5140, bettymasonantiques.com. Pewter bowls, $98-$295, Judy Frankel Antiques Centre of Troy; 248-649-4399, judyfrankelantiques.com. Wooden cake pedestals, $59 each, Williams-Sonoma, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-0672, williams-sonoma.com. Linen tea towels, $16 each, Nest, Detroit; 313-831-9776, nestdetroit.comVintage eggbeater, $16, Oddfellows Antiques, Berkley; 248-399-6098, oddfellowsantiques.comMini pie dishes, $22 each, Williams-Sonoma, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-0672, williams-sonoma.com. Gold-rimmed glass dishes, $48/set of six, Oddfellows Antiques, Berkley; 248-399-6098, oddfellowsantiques.comPainted ceramic plate, $14 each, Anthropologie, Birmingham; 248-593-5653, anthropologie.com. “Alton” pie server, $249/four-piece set, Williams-Sonoma, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-0672, williams-sonoma.com. Iron trivet, $185, Betty Mason Antiques, Birmingham; 248-258-5140, bettymasonantiques.com.


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