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Lovers of fresh pastries rejoice at the onset of National Pretzel Day celebrated on April 26. It’s opportunity to try treats, experiment with recipes, treat friends and make gift to relatives, neighbors.

The History

Pretzel was distributed as treat among parishioners of Catholic Church. It appeared in the VII century: monastery servants decided to present to students unusual dish created from baked dough in form of hands folded for prayer. Dish was suitable for consumption during Lent. It was lean: recipe implied presence of flour, water, salt. Pretzels were brought to the North American mainland by German migrants. In 1850, first bakery opened, where Pretzels were baked, located in Pennsylvania. In modern world, pastries are prepared with various additives allows serving it on festive table, for regular dinner on weekdays.

How to celebrate

Go to German restaurant. Order original Pretzel, taste is combined with high-quality German beer.

  1. Take part in Pretzel cooking master class. This is popular dish, not be difficult to find event takes place nearby. It’s new experience. Delicious reward at the end is guaranteed.
  2. If you don’t want to leave cozy kitchen, find recipe/video tutorial, follow instructions. Relatives will be surprised, delighted, finding unusual dessert on table.
  3. Cook additional sauce for snack: peanut butter, chocolate paste, mustard, cheese sauce. Choose your favorite combination.

Main thing in Pretzel is crispy crust over soft, airy dough. It’s enjoyment!

When National Pretzel Day celebrated in 2022?

National Pretzel Day is observed on April 26 each year.

Observations

WeekdayMonthDayYear
TuesdayApril262022
WednesdayApril262023
FridayApril262024
SaturdayApril262025