Five fun facts about Pumpkin Pie!
Want to know five awesome facts about pumpkin pie?
Did you know that the pilgrims did NOT necessarily eat pumpkin pie at the first Thanksgiving? Many sources say that pumpkin pie was not introduced until the SECOND Thanksgiving in 1623 (although pumpkins were always a staple of the Native American diet). (It’s even said that Native Americans fed pumpkin to their horses.)
Did you know that the FIRST pumpkin pies were actually WHOLE BAKED PUMPKINS stuffed with assorted spices and apples?
Did you know 50 million pumpkin pies are baked every year?
The LARGEST PUMPKIN PIE on record was five feet around. It used 80 pounds of pumpkin and baked for six hours!
And last but not least, according to the American Pie Council, 1 out of 5 Americans has eaten an ENTIRE pumpkin pie by themselves.
Illinois, by the way, is where the most pumpkins are produced.
Okay. So that’s SIX facts.
So why all the pumpkin facts? Well its that time of year again! Here at Victoria’s we are selling our amazing pumpkin pie by the slice, or take a whole one home to the family! Just remember, give us some time to prepare our whole pies for you!
Whole pies are made to order…..18$
By the slice…..3.99$