National Applesauce Cake Day - June 6
Thu, Jun 6, 2024

National Applesauce Cake Day

National Applesauce Cake Day is an American holiday dedicated to a simple but delicious dessert. Applesauce Cake only requires kneading the simplest dough and adding applesauce before baking. The result is a very tasty treat with a moist interior. The holiday is celebrated every year on June 6.


The history of National Applesauce Cake Day is devoid of details. It is believed that this cake has existed since the beginning of the 20th century. The peak of its popularity came during the World Wars. This is due to the fact that there were problems with food and such a simple recipe with a minimum number of ingredients was very practical. It was not even necessary to use sugar; unleavened dough made of flour and water was sweetened with apple puree.

Today this dish is very popular in many American families. Various spices can be added to enhance the taste, such as vanilla, cinnamon, and more. The simple pie recipe can be supplemented with new ingredients to taste, so there’s nothing stopping you from creating your own unique version of a sweet treat!

Interesting Facts

  • The oldest apple tree in the United States dates back to 1647 and still bears fruit.
  • Apples are mentioned more often than other fruits in mythological tales.
  • Apples are rich in vitamins B and C, as well as iron and other nutrients.
  • During the war, people may have experienced a shortage of flour, so this ingredient can be replaced by oats, for example. You can try this dessert using different cereals.

How to Celebrate

Visit catering establishments where you can try a dessert prepared by chefs. Prepare it yourself. If you’ve never done it before, you can easily find interesting recipes on the Internet.

Tell about this day on social networks. Ask users if they have tried this sweet dish. What were their impressions?

When is National Applesauce Cake Day Celebrated in 2024?

National Applesauce Cake Day is observed on June 6 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday June 6 2024
Friday June 6 2025
Saturday June 6 2026
Sunday June 6 2027
Tuesday June 6 2028
Wednesday June 6 2029

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