Piecaken Will Takeover This Holiday Season

The monster dessert that combines pie and cake has become an internet sensation

Piecaken (Image Source: CNN), piecaken, crowdink, crowd ink
Piecaken (Image Source: CNN)

Pie and cake are arguably the most popular holiday desserts. If you don’t agree then we you are living a sad life. This time of the year is about fitting as much sweetness in your face as humanly possible, right?

The best way to do this is to create combinations of desserts to maximize your sweets intake. Introducing the piecaken!

It’s exactly what it sounds like, a combination of pies and cakes. Now there have been a few attempts at this monster of a dessert, but none have come out looking very delicious.

This year, David Burke Fabrick in New York City came out with this fabulous piecaken which looks as good as it is delicious. A combination of pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and apple turnover cake makes this dessert full on incredible.

This beauty has been the talk of the town these last few days with heaps of questions as to how to make this scrumptious piecaken. Well your prayers have been answered. This recipe tells you everything you need to know to create one of your own.

One of the best things about the piecaken, however, is the room for creativity to come through. Replace any pie with your favorite flavor, or even change the type of cake you bake it in.

You can go fancy, like this one

Or keep it simple with just one pie

There are even little pie-cup-cakens

And, of course, there’s the “cherpumple”

The possibilities are endless. What will you make this holiday season?