6 Pies We Love in Austin

Slideshow SLIDESHOW: 6 Pies We Love in Austin

[Photographs: Meredith Bethune]

There's no shortage of pie in Austin—in fact it just might be the city's favorite dessert. And although Austin's food scene is expanding and earning a reputation for creative cuisine, the pies, like much of the BBQ, remain quite traditional.

In a city where the state nut litters the sidewalks during the fall, pecan pie reigns supreme. But don't worry, there's also plenty of cream, chess, and fruit pies. These six slices are the perfect end to any meal or as an afternoon pick-me-up with a cup of coffee (preferably iced at this time of year). Click through the slideshow above to see every pie or go straight to a slice below.

The Pies

Sweet Tea Pie at Lucy's Fried Chicken
Blueberry Pie at Pieous
Coconut Cream Pie at The Monument Cafe
Chocolate Cream Pie at Quack's 43rd Street Bakery
Banana Cream Pie at Sugar Mama's Bakeshop
Pecan Pie at The Frisco Shop

About the author: Meredith Bethune is a writer, blogger, and sausage and bacon maker. She is currently living in Austin and learning about the wonders of barbecue and chicken-fried steak. Follow her on Twitter (@MeredithBethune).

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