Oh me, oh my - Louisiana Pies!
If you get a craving for pie when you visit Louisiana, you need to know where in the whole big state of Louisiana to find the best slice of pie. Louisianatravel.com asked their Facebook fans to tell them their favourite Louisiana pie shop and here are the results (but be warned…..reading this article could make you hungry!)
Lea’s Lunchroom, Lecompte
Lea’s Lunchroom in Lecompte has been baking up some serious pie since 1928. Their world famous pies are made each morning with the daily flavours that include coconut, lemon, chocolate, banana, apple, peach, cherry and the best-selling: pecan. And the additional seasonal flavours that grace the menu throughout the year are pumpkin, mincemeat, sweet potato, blueberry and more. Today over 65,000 pies are served to loving customers each year!
Strawn’s Eat Shop, Shreveport
Strawn’s Eat Shop has been filling bellies with delicious pies like the ice-box strawberry pie since 1944. The family-owned diner now has additional locations to ensure everyone can get their fill. Ice-box pies come in award winning strawberry, peach, chocolate or coconut.
It starts with the BBQ but finishes with pie! You’ll find the classic flavours at Slayden’s. And with happy reviews from satisfied customers, you can’t go wrong.
Not Just Pie has been serving pies, po-boys, salads and soups since 1965 in Monroe, Louisiana. Their banana caramel pie was just named one of “The South’s Best Pies” by Southern Living. They serve over 20 different pie flavours but the fresh sliced bananas, layer of caramel and whipped cream on the banana caramel pie is just to die for.
Satisfy the pie craving from your own kitchen with this amazing recipe for Country Pecan Pie from the pecan experts at Classic Golden Pecans.