Scrumbscious Burgers and Pieshakes began with 14 leftover pies and an idea.
The holidays had ended, and Chris and Sherry Howard, who ran a small pie business at the time, were too tired of pie to eat one more bite.
So Sherry Howard threw a piece of pie into a blender, added vanilla ice cream and created the family’s first pie shake. Soon after, in 2010, the Howards opened Scrumbcious Burgers and Pieshakes in Mesquite before moving to a larger space in Forney.
The Howards have now introduced their pie shakes to Irving, where Scrumbcious opened in late February.
“Everyone loved pie shakes,” Chris Howard said. “They were a huge hit, really from the beginning.”
Chris Howard said they had been considering opening a second location for a while, but Scrumbscious is a vendor at the Texas State Fair, which requires about four months of work.
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