National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

A delightful slice of Bavarian cream pie, garnished with fresh strawberries and served on a vintage floral plate..
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Welcome to National Bavarian Cream Pie Day, a sweet and creamy celebration that will make your taste buds dance with joy. On this special occasion, we indulge in the delightful combination of silky Bavarian cream and a crispy pie crust. So, grab a fork and get ready to savor every delectable bite!

When is Bavarian Cream Pie Day?

It's national bavarian cream pie day on the 27th November.

The Origins of National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

While the exact origins of National Bavarian Cream Pie Day are as mysterious as a magician's disappearing act, one thing is for sure—the internet has embraced this delightful holiday with open arms. With 445 online mentions and the most precious of all dates, November 27, 2016, firmly etched in the annals of history, this day has become a favorite for dessert enthusiasts everywhere.

A Sweet Symphony of Textures and Flavors

Picture this: a buttery, flaky pie crust cradling a luscious filling made from rich Bavarian cream. With its velvety smooth texture and delicate vanilla flavor, Bavarian cream is the star of the show. The pie is often completed with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkling of chocolate shavings, adding an extra layer of indulgence.

Celebrate with Your Loved Ones

National Bavarian Cream Pie Day is the perfect excuse to gather your loved ones around the table and share a slice of this delectable dessert. Whether you're hosting a family gathering, a friendly potluck, or a romantic dinner, the combination of heavenly Bavarian cream and a flaky crust is sure to bring smiles to everyone's faces.

A Fun Fact to Sweeten the Occasion

Did you know that Bavarian cream is not actually from Bavaria? Despite its name, this exquisite dessert originated in France in the 19th century. It was later popularized in Germany and eventually made its way into pastry shops around the world. So, the next time you enjoy a slice of Bavarian cream pie, remember its French heritage!

History behind the term 'Bavarian Cream Pie'

18th century

The Origin of Bavarian Cream

Bavarian cream, also known as crème bavaroise, originated in Germany during the 18th century. It was first created by a renowned French chef named Marie-Antoine Carême. Carême is often referred to as the 'King of Chefs and Chef of Kings' due to his culinary expertise and the fact that he served several European monarchs. Bavarian cream was one of Carême's famous contributions to the culinary world.

19th century

The Birth of Bavarian Cream Pie

Bavarian cream pie is believed to have originated in the United States during the 19th century. As German immigrants settled in America, they brought their love for Bavarian cream with them. The pie was created by combining the smooth and creamy Bavarian cream with a flaky pie crust, resulting in a delightful dessert that quickly gained popularity. It became a favorite among Americans, especially during special occasions and holidays.

20th century

The Modern Bavarian Cream Pie

In the 20th century, Bavarian cream pie continued to evolve and become a staple in American dessert culture. Various adaptations of the original recipe emerged, with additions like fruit toppings, chocolate drizzles, or toasted nuts. The versatility of Bavarian cream made it a versatile filling for cakes, pastries, and other confections. It's often enjoyed as a dessert choice in restaurants, bakeries, and homes across the United States.

Did you know?

Did you know that Bavarian cream is not actually from Bavaria? Despite its name, this exquisite dessert originated in France in the 19th century.


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First identified

23rd June 2015

Most mentioned on

27th November 2016

Total mentions


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