National Apple Pie Day - May 13
Sat, May 13, 2023

National Apple Pie Day

An appetizing holiday takes place on May 13. Free up the center of the table, invite guests, and congratulate them on National Apple Pie Day with hospitality and friendliness. In North America, the treat appeared in the XVII century and became a national dish.

The History

Early recipes date back to the Medieval era. The first recipe, dated 1514, is in German. In the UK, the old dish’s incarnation allowed combining apples with pears. In Scandinavian countries, the treat was decorated with crackers; oatmeal was used, served on the table as a dessert with ice cream. The French were the first to come up with the idea of combining caramel with cheese, thus, the pie acquired a rich taste.

Interesting Facts

The dish is relevant in summer and winter because of its perfect compatibility with a cool scoop of ice cream and hot spices added to the cook’s wishes.

  1. The pie is easy to bake. Just follow the classic recipe: dough, cream, and fruits. It is open to one’s imagination and improvisation: add any ingredients you like.
  2. There is a wide variety of variations of the classic recipe. People try new dishes and compare them with the traditional taste.
  3. On this holiday, American restaurants intend to offer unusual pies on their menus, with pleasant discounts on the crown dish.

Do you know the difference between apple pie and pudding? It is subtle, but the secret lies in the amount of egg white added. Pie, according to the original recipe, is made in an oven, consisting of flour, sugar, apples, and spices like cardamom, ginger, and nutmeg. Create your own unique recipe that reflects the individuality of your family’s culinary tradition.

When is National Apple Pie Day celebrated in 2023?

National Apple Pie Day is observed on May 13 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday May 13 2023
Monday May 13 2024
Tuesday May 13 2025