National Coconut Cream Pie Day - May 8
Wed, May 8, 2024

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

National Coconut Cream Pie Day is a favorite holiday for all with a sweet tooth. If you like coconut cream pie, this holiday is for you.

The History

When National Coconut Cream Pie Day first appeared is unknown. In the 19th century, coconuts gained popularity among Americans and Europeans. People liked the smell and unusual taste. The problem was, few recipes used coconut.

In 1895, this issue was solved. A large coconut shipment was given to a Philadelphia resident. He got coconuts as payment for a debt. The man had no choice but to come up with a drying process for coconut pulp. Soon, a few simple recipes were created. They were distinguished by simplicity and their excellent taste. Shortly afterwards, recipes using coconut appeared in cookbooks. The coconut cream pie’s author is unknown, but at the beginning of the 20th century, this dessert was prepared in many houses, cafes, and restaurants.

How to take part

The usual way is making a delicious, fragrant coconut cream pie. But there are various other options.

  1. Experiment, add different fruits or coloring.
  2. Bake the largest possible cake, surprise your friends and colleagues with a tasty piece.
  3. Announce a flash mob on social networks, share photos of the pie with the correct hashtag.
  4. Organize a coconut cream pie party at home.

When is National Coconut Cream Pie Day celebrated in 2024?

National Coconut Cream Pie Day is observed on May 8 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday May 8 2024
Thursday May 8 2025

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