Writer & Photographer / Stephanie Duncan
If you haven’t had a pie from My Sugar Pie in Zionsville, then you’re missing out on this small slice of heaven in Indiana. Located in the heart of downtown Zionsville and serving up fresh pie daily, this small pie shop is a must if you’re looking for a sweet treat.
Kelly Maucere, who opened up My Sugar Pie back in 2008, has a passion for baking pies, and you can see her personality shine throughout the small shop. With cute, colorful baking supplies adorning the shelves and walls, and more than 40 pie flavors to choose from, you can see how passionate she is about serving up quality to her visitors.
One of the reasons Maucere loves being an entrepreneur is the freedom. “Owning your own business gives you control and a creative outlet,” Maucere says.
She found that she could give back to her community and have a positive impact directly through her business.
“I was inspired after a breast cancer walk,” Maucere says.
My Sugar Pie works with several organizations in Indiana including Tri Kappa and Methodist Caring Center. Maucere holds staff meetings every month to allow her team members to be involved in the charity work as well.
The amount of pie flavors is truly amazing and Kelly explains how much of My Sugar Pie is a team effort, giving the bakers the freedom to experiment and try out new pie flavors.
“I always want to have a team-growth mindset,” Maucere says.
She focuses on running her business by being positive, teaching others and respect. In fact, she has these mottos written in the bakery part of the shop as a constant reminder that her team is in this together.
With all the pie flavors you can choose from, Maucere has her personal favorite. A pie that was her mother’s recipe, the PB Sugar Pie is a classic Sugar Pie staple.
“I started baking with my mom using her recipes, and then started to make my own,” Kelly says.
Another crowd favorite and a mom original recipe, is the Dutch Apple Pie.
“The Dutch Apple is our best seller and was voted best pie in Indiana,” she added.
Kelly wants to make her pies available to everyone, and My Sugar Pie is recognized as one of the best mail-order pies in the country.
Along with the pies, My Sugar Pie also offers baking classes. Try out a pie-baking class or a new scone-making class on weekends. You can get your slice of pie at 40 East Pine Street Zionsville, IN 46077. Check out My Sugar Pie’s website www.mysugarpie.com for upcoming classes and events.