National Cherry Popover Day
About National Cherry Popover Day
Date When Celebrated: National Cherry Popover Day is always observed on September 1
Today is a sweet day. It is National Cherry Popover Day. Cherry Popovers are tasty treats made from an egg batter and flour mix. This doughy muffin is filled with cherries, then baked. It is baked in either a muffin tin, or a special popover tin. either way it is absolutely delicious!
We just love food holidays. They taste so good, and everyone can participate in this special day. Just eat a cherry popover. If you are a baker, you can even have more fun today, as you bake cherry popovers. If you are going to make some to share with people at work, it is okay to make them the night before.
Have a Happy National Cherry Popover Day!
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Types of Cherries Trivia
Know your cherries. There are several types, including:
- Red or “Sweet” cherries – It’s the ones you usually eat fresh.
- Yellow cherries – They are far less common, but still taste sweet.
- Dark Cherries – Also called “Black Cherries” are sweet, too.
- Sour Cherries – You don’t want to eat them fresh. Use them for baking.
How to Celebrate National Cherry Popover Day
Like any food holiday, it is very easy to celebrate this tasty day.
- Go to a grocery store or bakery and get some cherry popovers.
- Then, eat them at any meal, or for a mid-day or evening snack.
- Make the day even more enjoyable. Grab this cherry popover recipe and make them yourself.
“George Washington enacted a very strict army policy about cherry trees…. Don’t axe, don’t tell. – – Author Unknown
History and Origin of National Cherry Popover Day
Our research failed to uncover any factual information about this special day. We do not know who started this tasty day, and we don’t know why. We are sure glad they did. Most likely, the creator was someone who really likes cherry popovers… literally millions of us!
We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a “National” day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
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