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National Dessert Day

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dessert

About National Dessert Day

When is National Dessert Day? This holiday is always observed on October 14

Today is National Dessert Day, an October 14 holiday. This is a rich day filled with yummy treats! Many of the October holidays center around Halloween and pumpkin themes. However, there’s ample room on the October calendar for plenty of holidays and observances celebrating or commemorating other subjects and topics. Without a doubt, there’s room in October for a holiday centered around sweet treats!

Celebrate National Dessert Day today. In fact, have an extra, guilt-free piece. For just one day, forget about the calories and high-fat content in many desserts. Then, tomorrow you can go back to your diet.

It’s easy to enjoy this day. You can make your own desserts, buy them at the store, or go out to a restaurant and enjoy a dessert, or two. Make sure to have dessert with family or friends. It’s even more fun that way.

May we suggest having dessert at every meal today!?

How to Celebrate National Dessert Day

It’s easy to savor this sweet holiday.

  • Make desserts for both lunch and dinner.
  • Have a dessert for breakfast. Why not!?
  • Have an extra piece.
  • Don’t have room for dessert after a big meal? Switch the menu around today. Eat your dessert as the first course. If you’re too full for the last course, no problem. It’s only salad. 

Today's Quote

“Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.” – – B.C. Forbes

Pumpkin Cupcakes

History and Origin of National Dessert Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. We discovered lots of references to this day on Ecard sites and calendar sites. But, we found no factual information about it.

Almost all food-related holidays and special days are referred to as “National”. I guess we Americans like our food, especially our sweets, …and it shows.

We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a “National” day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.

Definition of “National” Days

More October 14 Holidays

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