National Pie Day is Jan. 23. It’s the perfect opportunity to start off the year right with a sweet “Thank You” gift for staff or customers: gThankYou! Pie Gift Certificates.
Pie Gift Certificates from gThankYou are good for any brand of pie, cake, cheesecake or similar items — fresh from the bakery section or frozen. Recipients redeem their Pie Certificates at major grocery store nationwide.
Coincidentally, January is National Thank You Month — and nothing says “Thank You” like pie.
Pie is the traditional all-American treat, “as American as apple pie.” We share pies at the holidays, on picnics, at parties and as a special treat. Besides being a delicious indulgence, pie means something. Making a pie is a labor of love. Pie symbolizes togetherness, love, comfort and family. Pie has healing powers.
And, everyone loves pie! It’s a thoughtful gift that is appreciated by all.
National Pie Day isn’t your only chance coming up to enjoy and share pie — National Pi Day, a celebration of the mathematical constant π, or “pi,” is Wednesday, March 14. (It’s a math celebration, but mathematicians love pie too!)
There’s a pie for everyone! Don’t believe us? Read on for delectable examples of how gThankYou! Pie Gift Certificates can be redeemed.
30 Mouthwatering Ways to Redeem Pie Gift Certificates
Nothing beats a good apple pie, basic cheesecake or slice of birthday cake — and yes, all of those qualify as treats that can be redeemed with a gThankYou! Pie Gift Certificate.
But why not discover a new pie or cake? Here’s a list to get you started …
1. Banana Cream Pie — Another American classic, made with a rich custard of milk, cream, flour and eggs and combined with sliced bananas in a pastry or graham crumb crust. Yum!
2. Banoffee Pie — An English twist on the Banana Cream Pie. This one’s made with bananas, toffee and cream.
3. Angel Food Cake — A basic spongy cake that’s perfect for soaking up a topping of fresh fruit, syrup or liqueur, and whipped cream.
4. Bumbleberry Pie — A sweet fruit pie, originally from Canada, that combines blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. The taste of summer!
5. Banana Bread — Really more of a cake than a bread, it’s perfect warm, by the slice and slathered in a little butter.
6. Black Forest Cake — A rich chocolate cake from Germany studded with cherries and kirsch brandy.
7. Buttermilk Pie — A staple among Southern desserts, this custard pie is made with sugar, butter, eggs, flour, and for a little sour twist, fresh buttermilk.
8. Cherry Pie — Best made with lots of tart cherries to balance the sweetness and served with a dollop of whipped cream.
9. Key Lime Pie — Made with the juice of extra-sour Key limes, egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk for a creamy treat.
10. Carrot Cake — Lots of shredded carrots make this a moist cake. Perfect with a layer of sour cream frosting.
11. Coffee Cake — A dense cake folded with lots of cinnamon.
12. Cupcakes — Any cake can be made into a portable, single-serving cupcake piled high with frosting!
13. Mississippi Mud Pie — A crumbly chocolate crust with a gooey chocolate filling. Great with ice cream.
14. Fig Cake — An Egyptian-style cake made with figs as the primary sweet ingredient.
15. Ice Cream Cake — Why put ice cream on your cake when you can put ice cream in your cake?
16. King Cake — A braided Danish pastry with cinnamon, vanilla frosting and purple, yellow and green sprinkles. It’s popular during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
17. Peach Pie — Loaded with fresh or canned peach slices and flavored with spices such as nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon.
18. Pear Tart — A Parisian delicacy (in French: tarte bourdaloue).
19. Mooncake — A small, round Chinese cake traditionally shared during the Mid-Autumn Festival, or Zhongqiujie.
20. Muffins — Like cake, but socially acceptable to eat at breakfast!
21. Opera Cake — A French layered concoction of ganache, sponge cake and coffee syrup.
22. Pecan Pie — An American pie that mixes corn syrup or molasses with pecans in a shell for a gooey, rich dessert.
23. Pound Cake — It has a pound of butter in it … need we say more?
24. Pumpkin Pie — A Thanksgiving classic that’s good any time of year.
25. Red Velvet Cake — Red coloring and cocoa give the deep red color to this beautiful layered cake.
26. Rum Cake — Rum and dried fruit are the star ingredients in this cake popular in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago.
27. Rhubarb Pie — The perfect spring-time pie, best made with fresh rhubarb when it’s in season.
28. Swiss roll — Vanilla or chocolate cake rolled into a log with jam or whipped cream filling.
29. Tiramisu — The popular Italian dessert is made with dense layers of ladyfingers, cream and espresso.
30. Whoopie Pie — A round pie sandwich of cream or frosting between two mounds of chocolate (or ginger) cake.
Is your mouth watering yet? This is just a small sampling of all the pies and cakes out there!
Plan now for a workplace celebration of National Pie Day to thank the people who matter most to your business with a sweet treat everyone loves.
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