The 26th of May is Cherry Dessert Day.
It’s a day to treat yourself to a dessert featuring cherries. What’s your favourite cherry dessert?
There are so many choices:
- an ice cream sundae with a cherry on top;
- cherry cobbler, cherry crisp or cherry crumble;
- cherry pie;
- cherry muffins;
- cherry tarts;
- cherry clafoutis;
- cherry ice cream or cherry yoghurt;
- Black Forest Cake;
- just eat fresh cherries out of hand as a snack.
You might even want to try the most famous cherry dessert of all, Cherries Jubilee!
If you’re lucky, cherries may already be in season where you are so that you can enjoy local cherries today!
Home-canned Pear-and-sour-cherry pie filling
Home-canned Sour Cherry Pie Filling
The earliest print mention of a “Cherry Dessert Day” in May that CooksInfo is aware of dates from 2004:
“May. Wed 26th. Cherry Dessert Day. Free Simmer Snap with Purchase.” — Lumiere Candles and Beyond advertisement. Asbury Park, New Jersey: Asbury Park Press. 22 May 2004. Page G7, header.