5 Ways to Celebrate Pi Day a La Mode

French-Style Ice Cream © John Kernick
By F&W Editors Posted March 14, 2016

Happy National Pi Day!

What's the best way to eat pie? A la mode, of course! This Pi Day, skip the store-bought pint and make your own delicious ice cream to accompany your 3.14 slices of pie.

1. Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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You can't go wrong with ice cream maven Jeni Briton Bauer's excellent version of the classic ice cream.

2. Mint Ice Cream

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This exceptionally creamy ice cream relies on two unexpected ingredients: corn starch (to help thicken it) and cream cheese (to make it scoop able).

3. Peach Maple Ice Cream

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Star chef Bobby Flay's bourbon-spiked ice cream is the perfect accompaniment to a slice of pie.

4. Manuka Honey Ice Cream

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"If there could ever be such a thing as healing ice cream, this would be it," says blogger Anya Kassof.

5. French-Style Ice Cream

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This traditional ice cream has an egg-rich custard base.

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