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🥧 Pie emoji

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What does 🥧 Pie emoji mean?

The Pie emoji 🥧 depicts either a slice of pie or a round pie in a dish, showing a golden crust and sometimes wisps of rising steam. While it’s a popular emoji for referring to food-related topics (especially those involving dessert), the Pie emoji is also used on Pi Day, which is celebrated March 14. Mmmmm. Pie.

Speaking of desserts, what is the difference between pie and cake, anyways? And is cheesecake really a cake?

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🎂 Birthday Cake emoji, 🎃 Jack-O'-Lantern emoji, 🕊️ Dove of Peace emoji, pie

Where does 🥧 Pie emoji come from?

The Pie emoji 🥧 was approved as part of Unicode 10.0 in 2017 and added to Emoji 5.0 in 2017.

It’s unclear whether the Pie emoji 🥧 is sweet or savory, as the images range from a slice that exposes a rich red, cherry filling to a slice of traditional pumpkin pie with a dollop of creamy whipped topping to a slice with no filling at all.

Examples of 🥧 Pie emoji

Baking Pies with Family 🥧
@carexoxo1, October 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving Turkey (bird) Jack-o-lanternWine glassPie
@rouuubear, October 12, 2020
Hurry! This delicious Bramley Apple Pie is only £1 from The Food Warehouse! 🥧😍
@shopkirkstall, October 23, 2018

Who uses 🥧 Pie emoji?

The Pie emoji 🥧 is often used with other emoji that refer to food, especially desserts, but it’s also paired with emoji that represent the fall season, since fall is a big time for pie.


The Pie emoji 🥧 makes a humorous appearance every year on Pi Day (March 14, because 3.14). The day celebrates the mathematical concept pi, or the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.

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