Maraca pie, also known as devil's rice pie, is a Floridian dessert pie made from sticky rice pudding and bananas inside a pastry base. Some versions of the recipe also include various different spices or fruits. It was created in 1957 by the Moline brothers of Tallahassee, Berham and Jackson.
|Alternative names||Devil's rice pie|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Region or state||Tallahassee, Florida|
|Created by||Berham and Jackson Moline|
|Main ingredients||pastry base, sticky rice pudding, bananas, cinnamon|
|Variations||Some recipes call for the inclusion of nutmeg, lime, mango, or apple|
Its name derives from the shape of the bakery's first tin, which was bent out of shape after Jackson dropped it onto the floor, giving it a shape reminiscent of a maraca. Because of this, bakeries around the city sell this pie for quinceañeras.
- List of pies
- "Tallahassee through the Ages: Our History", Tallahassee Visitor's Bureau.