Best Apple Pie In Detroit

June 1, 2016 8:00 AM

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Pies comes in all shapes, sizes and flavors nowadays, but sometimes the classics are all that’s needed. One of these timeless classics, also a great American tradition, is the apple pie. Nothing brings back memories of family and fun like a piece of delicious apple pie. Check out this list for the best apple pies in the metro Detroit area.
New Palace Bakery
9833 Joseph Campau St.
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 875-1334
www.newpalacebakery.com

New Palace Bakery is located in central Hamtramck and sells both Polish and American goodies. The pies are made with a different type of dough, so that they have a thicker than normal crust. You can choose from fruit pies, cream, Dutch or meringue, and apple pie is one of the bakery’s fruit pie selections. The bakery is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays, and it is closed on Sundays.

Achatz Handmade Pie Company
17736 W. 13 Mile Road
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
(248) 594-6111
www.achatzpies.com

Though Achatz doesn’t have a downtown Detroit location, you can find this famous pie company in Beverly Hills, Chesterfield, Shelby Township, Troy and farther north in Oxford. The bakery has many different type of pies, including three apple pie flavors: apple caramel nut, Dutch apple and apple double crust. Another popular pie is the Michigan four berry pie, with tart cherries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Full pies start at $16.99, and you can order them online or in-store. The restaurant has been featured on TV shows and in many magazines for its award-winning pies.

Love’s Custard Pie
10040 W. McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 748-2654

www.lovespie.com

If you’re in the mood for something different, try Love’s Custard Pie, which is made with “good old Southern-style custard,” according to its founder. You can also find Love’s Custard Pie at Eastern Market, and it sells 26 different flavors of pie, including apple pie and other fruit flavors. Other custard flavors range from ginger to creme brulee, pecan caramel to sweet potato, so there’s definitely something for everyone at Love’s.

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Sweetwater Tavern
400 E. Congress St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-2210
sweetwatertavern.net

Sweetwater Tavern is an American cuisine restaurant in Detroit, and it serves slices of granny smith apple pie, topped with caramel and served with ice cream. The restaurant has everything: sandwiches, salads, entrees and desserts, including the apple pie, a “Sweetwater Hummer” milkshake and homemade peach cobbler. Sweetwater Tavern is located downtown, near the corner of Brush St. and E. Congress St.

Terri’s Cakes Detroit
Hannan House Cafe
4750 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 600-3799
www.terriscakesdetroit.com

Terri’s Cakes can be found in the Hannan House Cafe, in Midtown. The owner and baker, Garnet Terri, sells cakes as well as pies. Full pies are $20, and you can choose from apple, cherry or sweet potato; these selections can be ordered online, as well, if driving to Detroit isn’t convenient for you. Terri’s Cakes was established in 2014 by Garnet, who was inspired by her mother’s love of cooking and baking, and Garnet started off baking cupcakes. Now, Terri’s Cakes has a full line of desserts for purchase.

Related: Best Bakeries In Metro Detroit For Pie Day

Liz Parker is a freelance writer and a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Creative Writing and Literature. Her work can be found at Examiner.com and yesnofilms.com.

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