HEATING AND COOLING:
How do I heat up the pie? It depends on the type of pie. Generally, you can recrisp most (non-cream) pies in a 350 degree oven for 15-30 minutes, depending on your oven. You may need to tent the pie with foil so that it won’t burn – just keep an eye on your pie and rotate it midway through!
Does the pie need to be refrigerated? Cream pies require immediate refrigeration. Pumpkin pies should be refrigerated overnight. Fruit pies do not require refrigeration but if you will be holding them for more than two days, you should refrigerate. Especially in the summer. Nut pies can remain unrefrigerated for 1-2 weeks.
Can I freeze the pie? We don’t recommend freezing cream-topped pies (like key lime, chocolate cream, etc), but the rest of the pies can be tightly wrapped in plastic and then frozen for up to 2 months. Nut pies are particularly easy to freeze. To recrisp, allow your pie to thaw in the refrigerator overnight, and then heat in a 350 degree oven for 15-30 minutes, checking on the pie frequently to make sure it doesn’t burn.
How long will the pie last? The shelf life of a pie depends on what kind it is. Fruit pies will last in the refrigerator for up to a week, whereas nut pies will last for weeks in the fridge and can be kept for months in the freezer. Pumpkin pies are particularly fragile and will start looking sad after a few days in the fridge. They should be baked and eaten in pretty quick succession.
Is my pie dairy free? No (probably), all of our pies have butter…EXCEPT our vegan pies! All vegan pies are clearly labeled vegan.
Is my pie egg free? All of our fruit pies (except Sour Cream Apple Crumble) are egg free. All of our custard pies, cream pies and nut pies contain eggs. We use a cream wash on our pies, not an egg wash!
Is my pie nut free? If your pies have nuts, there will (probably) be nuts in the name. Otherwise, your pie is nut free EXCEPT Cherry Pie. Our Cherry Pie contains natural almond extract.
Does Three Babes have a storefront? We don’t have a storefront! We have a commercial kitchen in the Bayview Neighborhood and a stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market on Saturdays. You can pick up pies or have them delivered seven days a week.