The 28th of August is Cherry Turnover Day.
The day celebrates the delicious, crunchy, buttery pastry with soft, sweet cherry filling on the inside.
Do you prefer yours baked or fried?
Note that some people also pluralize the day, as in “Cherry Turnover*s* Day”
Activities for today
- Try making some cherry turnovers from scratch;
- buy some at your local bakery and take them into work to share;
- buy some frozen ones from your supermarket and cook them up at home;
- treat yourself to one at coffee break.
The first print mention that CooksInfo is aware of for a Cherry Turnover Day dates from 2005 in Iowa:
“Today is: National Cherry Turnovers Day.” — Iowa City, Iowa: Iowa City Press-Citizen. Sunday, 28 August 2005. Page 5B, col. 4.
It’s National Cherry Turnovers Day, Find a Great Quick Recipe Here. Hampton, New Hampshire: 105.3 FM. 28 August 2016. Accessed July 2021 at http://shark1053.com/its-national-cherry-turnovers-day-find-a-great-quick-recipe-here/
National Cherry Turnovers Day. New York, New York: Staten Island and NYC Living. 3 January 2019. Accessed July 2021 at http://www.statenislandnycliving.com/event/national-cherry-turnovers-day/