Do you find yourself craving a piece of pie sometimes, whether after dinner or late at night? If so, who can blame you because there is nothing better than a delicious slice of pie? It is especially a slice of banana cream pie as it is so sweet, delicious, and satisfying. Did you know that today we celebrate national banana cream pie day? Let’s talk about the history of that!
March 2nd urges you to grab a slice of banana cream pie, which is one of America’s all-time best cream pies. As a matter of fact, the banana cream pie is healthy. Why is that? Because the delicious dessert contains bananas, and bananas are rich in potassium and other important nutrients to keep you well. The pie is a traditional custard pie, and the addition of bananas made it more exciting as you found this recipe written in recipe books as early as the 19th century. Therefore, the banana cream pie has been around for a very long time and enjoyed by many families.
What you will want to do is either go to your favorite restaurant that serves banana cream pie slices and enjoy a slice there. Or, you can grab a recipe book and make your own delicious pie. Why not invite a few friends over on that day to enjoy it with you so you can have a few laughs and chat about the national day that revolves around this pie. The great thing about this pie is that it is so easy to make, so you don’t need to devote your entire day in the kitchen to bake it. You can take more time in the kitchen to enjoy eating it while drinking a warm beverage. Make sure that you take a few slices of this delicious pie on March 2nd.
History Of National Banana Cream Pie Day
People have enjoyed pies since ancient times. However, banana cream pie was not even a thought during ancient or even medieval times. However, during medieval times, custard, cream, and pudding pies were enjoyed after feasts. Bananas were not included in those pies during the times because it was not easy to transport bananas until the later part of the 19th century. Then recipe books printed in the late 19th century included banana dessert recipes.
One recipe in a late 19th-century recipe book included the earliest banana cream pie recipe. The instructions were to fill the baked pie crust with banana slices and sugar and place it in the oven for a few minutes to soften. Then to put whipped cream in it after taking it out. Then, this pie became a hit in the USA since then.
How To Celebrate National Banana Cream Pie Day
Why not go through a recipe book and go to the grocery store to grab the ingredients to make the banana cream pie. Then spend some time in the kitchen to bake it, and enjoy it with your loved ones. You can also head over to the restaurant to order a slice. Share with us how you plan to celebrate the day. Use #NationalBananaCreamPieDay to post on social media.
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