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Sponge Cake Day

Sponge Cake Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
”Her sponge cakes had the aroma of crucifixion. Within them was the sap of slyness and the fragrant frenzy of the Vatican.” ~ Isaac Babel Soft, fluffy, and utterly decadent, there’s something undeniably amazing about a well-made sponge-cake. What... [read more]

Fruitcake Day

Fruitcake Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Fruitcakes, we’ve all seen them in the movies or in grandma’s kitchen. The heavy and dark cake that looks like it went through seven stages of baking and sounds like a fist thumping against a wooden table when set down on a surface. Yet, there is a day... [read more]

Oatmeal Muffin Day

Oatmeal Muffin Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Oatmeal Muffins, a combination of food that make oatmeal jealous of itself. To find the history of this delectable breakfast, we must delve deep into the oven for the tasty past of the day that is Oatmeal Muffin Day! History of Oatmeal Muffin Day While... [read more]

Pecan Pie Day

Pecan Pie Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Your grandmother’s house in mid-fall. The air outside is crisp, eve though the sun is shining. Leaves swirl all around you in streaks of yellow, red and brown. And then a delightfully sweet, buttery scent reaches your nostrils and you hear your... [read more]

Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Lemons just seem to be refreshing, no matter what you do with them–lemonade, lemon vinaigrette, lemon ice cream…you get the picture. Lemon meringue pie is one of the most famous lemon desserts, and it’s really no wonder, considering it’s crispy golden... [read more]

Fruitcake Toss Day

Fruitcake Toss Day

Dates

The First Saturday of January
  • 6th Jan, 2018
  • 7th Jan, 2017
  • 2nd Jan, 2016
Let’s be honest: nobody really likes fruitcake, and nobody ever really eats it, either. Heavy, flavorless and always too sweet, fruitcake is one of our century’s biggest holiday jokes. So when Christmas is over, and you’ve taken the tinsel down, and... [read more]

Cake Day

Cake Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
“Qu’ils mangent de la brioche!” or, “Let them eat cake!” Perhaps the most famous quote about cake ever, these were the words of a great French princess, often likely Marie Antoinette herself, upon being informed that the peasants were so poor that... [read more]

Boston Cream Pie Day

Boston Cream Pie Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Do you like butter sponge cake? How about chocolate? Rich custard and cream? Do we have just the donut for you! Boston Cream Pie Day celebrates one of the most divine creations ever to come out of the confectionary field, the Boston Cream Pie. Confession time... [read more]
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