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NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVERS DAY – August 28

National Cherry Turnovers Day - August 28

National Cherry Turnovers Day – August 28

 

NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVERS DAY

August 28 annually celebrates a food holiday–it is National Cherry Turnovers Day.

Cherry turnovers are a sweet dessert that are a type of pastry made by placing a cherry filling on a piece of dough, folding the dough over, sealing it then either baking it or frying it.

FUN CHERRY FACTS: 

Related to plums, peaches and nectarines, cherries are drupes or stone fruits.

Cherries were brought to North America in the 1600′s by the English colonists.

There are more than 1,000 varieties of cherries in the United States.

 There are an average of 44 cherries in one pound.

More National Cherry Holidays:

  • January 3rd is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day.
  • April 23rd is National Cherry Cheesecake Day.
  • May 17th is National Cherry Cobbler Day.
  • August 28th is National Cherry Turnover Day.
  • September 24th is National Cherries Jubilee Day.

Happy National Cherry Turnover Day!

CELEBRATE

Following are a few, “tried and true”  cherry turnover recipes for you to try to enjoy!

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/cherry-turnovers
http://lemon-sugar.com/2012/12/easy-cherry-turnovers.html/
http://www.womansday.com/recipefinder/cherry-turnovers-121798

Post on social media using #CherryTurnoverDay.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Cherry Turnovers Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.

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