Pennsylvania doesn’t mess around when it comes to decadent desserts. With so many fantastic bakeries, it’s easy to satisfy your cravings for a sweet treat—whether you’re looking for a doughnut, whoopie pie, or another Pennsylvania staple: apple pie. Here are the top 9 places to indulge in a delicious slice of apple pie in Pennsylvania.
The Pie Place specializes in one thing. You guessed it, pie! While they don’t sell pie by the slice, they do have mini pies available in many of their delectable flavors. In addition to classic fruit pies like Dutch apple, you’ll also find tarts, cupcakes, and cookies, among many other delicious delights.
The Pie & Plate Café is a quaint shop in downtown Ambler, serving up handmade sweet and savory pies, quiches, and biscuits. Stop by the restaurant for breakfast, lunch, dinner or coffee and tea. Some form of apple pie is always on the menu, along with other fruit pies, cream pies, and chocolate pies. Have just a slice or take a whole pie home for the family!
Chalfont’s Tabora Farms is well known for its incredible baked goods. The orchard and farm features an on-site shop full of baked goods including fruit pies, cookies, cakes and doughnuts. There’s also a deli and winery, too, so you can pick up dinner and a wine to pair with your apple pie for dessert!
Located in the historic Reading Terminal Market, Beiler’s Amish Bakery specializes in Pennsylvania Dutch deliciousness of all varieties. From their famous doughnuts to fritters, cakes, cookies, and more. And their pies? They have their own loyal following, with classics like apple crumb, pecan, and cherry for sale every day.
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Located in historic Kennett Square, Nomadic Pies’ storefront is chock full of nine-inch and five-inch pies in both sweet and savory varieties. And there’s quiche, too! Apple pies come in several varieties: classic apple, apple rhubarb, and, in the fall, apple berry. Stop in to try a pie today, or take a frozen one to go and enjoy it at home. Can’t make it in to the shop? Nomadic Pies is also at the Phoenixville Farmers Market two Saturdays a month.
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 364 days a year, Village Farmer and Bakery is known for its homemade pies, which are made fresh every day. In addition to classic apple pies, the Village Farmer offers a total of 30 flavors of sweet pies, along with savory pies, sandwiches, salads, and so much more. Make $100 in purchases, and you’ll receive a free, 10-inch deep dish apple pie. How’s that for a sweet ending?
Love pie and cake, but can’t decide which one you're in the mood for? Well, Reading Terminal Market’s Flying Monkey Bakery has the perfect solution: Pumpple Cake! What is this intriguingly titled dessert, you ask? It’s a hybrid of apple pie, vanilla cake, pumpkin pie, and chocolate cake—all topped off with icing.
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When it comes to apple pies, it’s all about fresh fruit. Highland Orchards’ apple pies are as fresh as they come. Using several different varieties of apples from their orchards, these pies are famous, and for good reason. Make sure to pick one up this autumn!
Bingham’s Restaurant offers plenty of delicious down-home fare, but with a slice of pie prominently featured at the top of their website, how could you skip dessert? President Obama even visited the restaurant in 2013. If the pie’s good enough for a former president, it’s good enough for the rest of us.