Lockdown Custard Creme Recipe

Lockdown Custard Creme Recipe
What do you like to put on top of your apple pie, crumble or any dessert?  Are you an ice cream or custard person?  I fully admit that if given the choice I'll go for custard, although that hasn't always been the way. My earliest childhood memories of custard was...

Mmmmm....Apple Pie

Mmmmm....Apple Pie
Winter is here and so it's the perfect time to make a classic apple pie. A hot slice of an apple pie — on its own or a la mode — is guaranteed to warm you up. You can make our famous apple pie at home with this simple recipe.Or...

Babka - the Delicious Easter treat from the East

Babka - the Delicious Easter treat from the East
While little kids are hunting for Easter eggs, older kids (and, let’s be honest, adults too) delight in traditional Easter treats. One of the most iconic ones for Orthodox Christians is the babka.  Back(ground) in the (pre)USSR Babka comes from Eastern Europe. In Russian, the word means roughly “old lady”...

This Hot Cross Bun Competition is No Joke

This Hot Cross Bun Competition is No Joke
We love to have fun here at The Pie Piper, making sure that customers love the taste, presentation, and the entire vibe of every delicious treat we make. But it’s also fun to get competitive every once in a while to show all of New Zealand whose buns are truly...

What is eggnog and why is it so delicious?

What is eggnog and why is it so delicious?
When it comes to Christmas traditions, the tree with ornaments, stockings full of gifts, Santa, and even caroling all make perfect sense. But eggnog… sounds weird, looks weird, and tastes… absolutely delicious! What is this strange Christmas season drink and how did it come about? What’s up with the weird...

Thanksgiving - the feast that brings loved ones together

Thanksgiving - the feast that brings loved ones together
What better holiday to give us a break from the struggles of 2020 than a holiday that celebrates bringing people together and being thankful for having a good harvest? In this crazy year, it feels so calming to celebrate what we have and bring your loved ones together despite (and...

For International Donut Day go on a Scavenger Hunt! 🍩

For International Donut Day go on a Scavenger Hunt! 🍩
June 5th 2020 will be a special day for our local dessert pie and donut bakery in Auckland. Not just because it’s a Friday. This particular Friday is the International Donut Day. And The Pie Piper is doing something extra special: a donut scavenger hunt! The Pie Piper team will...

Bake Along - Star Wars Cookies for Star Wars Day - May the 4th Be With you!

Bake Along - Star Wars Cookies for Star Wars Day - May the 4th Be With you!

You've gotta celebrate Star Wars Day!  May the 4th Be With You!

We're big Star Wars fans here at The Pie Piper and Danielle will be showing you how to feel the force in your kitchen, and create something delicious.

Danielle will need her Jedi skills for this one.

You've gotta celebrate Star Wars Day!  May the 4th Be With You! We're big Star Wars fans here at The Pie Piper and Danielle will be showing you how to feel the force in your kitchen, and create something delicious. Danielle will need her Jedi skills for this one.