National Banana Cream Pie Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to this beautiful dessert. Among U.S. recipes, banana cream pie holds a special place. There are many varieties of this dessert, but there is one thing in common – a delicate banana cream that makes your taste buds get the ultimate treat. It is celebrated on March 2.
The first pies date back to ancient Egyptian times. They were baked in all shapes, and the dough was made with water and flour made from milled oats, wheat, and other grains. Hot coals were used for cooking.
The popularization of pies in America occurred in the 17th century, when new territories were actively settled by Europeans who brought with them traditional recipes. We started using special baking molds. Various experiments were conducted with the recipe, fillings and creams became popular.
The appearance of the dessert associated with the second half of the 20th century. The pies were especially popular with the military. The filling was a delicious and sweet cream based on cream and bananas. The dessert soon spread around the world and became very popular.
- Bananas are grown very massively. They are second to oranges in first place in terms of harvest.
- Ripe, sweet bananas are rich in tryptophan. This amino acid produces serotonin, the hormone of joy.
- Banana cream pies are very hearty, which is due to the high carbohydrate content of bananas.
How to celebrate
Gather with family or friends on this day to visit cafes/restaurants where you can taste this dessert. If you love cooking, make banana cream pies yourself. Recipes can easily be found on the Internet.
Spread the word on social media. Ask other users when they first tried banana cream pie. What kind of impression they got.
When is National Banana Cream Pie Day celebrated in 2024?
National Banana Cream Pie Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on March the 2nd each year.