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Strawberry Cream Pie Day


Strawberry Cream Pie Day

Strawberry Cream Pie Day
© Denzil Green

28 September

The 28th of September is Strawberry Cream Pie Day.

There are many different types of Strawberry Cream Pie.

Some types use custard, some cream cheese, some use a version of whipped cream as the filling.

Some get the strawberry flavour from strawberry gelatin, with strawberries acting as garnishes; some get all their strawberry flavour from strawberries on the top, halved or sliced, glazed or left plain.

The pie itself can be put into a regular short-crust pie shell, or one made from Graham wafer crumbs or digestive biscuits.

The lingering question is, though, why on earth September? Perhaps it's a ploy to promote out-of-season strawberries. Even in the southern hemisphere, the strawberry season hasn't started yet: in Australia, it is October through May.

Oh well, treat yourself and a friend to some of this classic summer pie -- in the fall.


See also:

All September food days


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Citation

Oulton, Randal. "Strawberry Cream Pie Day." CooksInfo.com. Published 12 March 2004; revised 27 May 2009. Web. Accessed 12/17/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/strawberry-cream-pie-day>.

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