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National Lemon Cream Pie Day - November 29
Wed, Nov 29, 2023

National Lemon Cream Pie Day

National Lemon Cream Pie Day is celebrated in the USA on November 29th. It is a wonderful sunny treat that has been around for centuries. It is the perfect way to celebrate the sweet summer even during pumpkin pie time! Unfortunately, it is not recommended for people with allergies to citrus or kidney disease.

History

Scholars suggest that lemon pie first appeared in Italy in the mid-1500s and soon spread to France. By the 19th century, cream or meringue fillings had become popular. Experiments with the recipe have been ongoing ever since.

Interesting facts

  • Lemons are not found in the wild. Scientists believe they originated by crossing other citrus fruits.
  • Lemons were first mentioned in chronicles of the 12th
  • A ripe lemon’s mass is 7-10% citric acid.
  • It contains the daily value of vitamin C for an adult.
  • In ancient times, lemons were used as a disinfectant.
  • James Cook discovered that lemons could help prevent scurvy in sailors.
  • Pickled lemons are a very popular dish in India.
  • Lemons can help if you’ve added too much salt to a dish.
  • In Spain, lemons represent unrequited love.

How to take part

  • Buy a pie from a culinary shop.
  • Invite loved ones over for tea and dessert.
  • Cook the pie yourself using the necessary ingredients and recipes.
  • Take a picture of the delicacy and publish it on social networks.

When is National Lemon Cream Pie Day celebrated in 2023?

National Lemon Cream Pie Day is observed on November 29 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday November 29 2023
Friday November 29 2024
Saturday November 29 2025
Sunday November 29 2026