National Creme Brulee Day - July 27
Thu, Jul 27, 2023

National Creme Brulee Day

National Crème Brûlée Day is celebrated on July 27th. On this day, millions of people enjoy this exquisite culinary masterpiece. Of course, crème brûlée is the most common name, but other variants are known, for example, Crema Catalana and Trinity Burnt Creme.

The History

Historical documents and facts confirm people have been familiar with this amazing dessert for a long time. The earliest mention is found in Francois’ Massialo’s recipe book. However, historians note that the dessert may be even older. In the early 18th century, it was called burnt cream, and François Massialo used the name English cream.

It is noteworthy that in the middle of the last century, the recipe disappeared from French cookbooks and reappeared only in 1980. Since then, crème brûlée has remained one of the most popular desserts. It is served in many of the best restaurants in the world, and the chefs complement it with their own original ingredients.

Interesting Facts

  • It is absolutely unnecessary to buy a special burner for making crème brûlée.
  • To prepare it according to a traditional recipe, you will need the following ingredients: eggs, cream, sugar, water, and vanilla.
  • How much do you think the largest crème brûlée dessert weighed? It was a huge treat weighing 1600 pounds.
  • Vegetarians can also enjoy the treat, made with almond or coconut milk, cornstarch, vanilla beans, nutritional yeast, and sugar.
  • A huge number of products are produced with the aroma of crème brûlée – cocktails, cosmetics, and hair care products.

How to take part

Enjoy the taste of your favorite dessert; you can do it in a cafe or make it yourself. Experiment with ingredients, watch chef training videos, and read recipes online. There are a huge number of variations. Be sure to talk about it on social networks. It is absolutely not necessary to dwell only on vanilla, use any spices and flavoring. Throw a party and treat your guests to a sumptuous crème brûlée.

When is National Creme Brulee Day celebrated in 2023?

National Creme Brulee Day is observed on July 27 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday July 27 2023
Saturday July 27 2024
Sunday July 27 2025
Monday July 27 2026