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NATIONAL PEACH COBBLER DAY – April 13

NATIONAL PEACH COBBLER DAY – April 13

NATIONAL PEACH COBBLER DAY

National Peach Cobbler Day on April 13th each year recognizes a delicious dessert that originated during the 19th century.

Unable to make traditional suet puddings due to lack of suitable ingredients and cooking equipment, the settlers instead covered a stewed filling with a layer of uncooked plain biscuits or dumplings, fitted together. When the dish is fully cooked, the surface has the appearance of a cobbled street. The name may also derive from the fact that the ingredients are “cobbled” together. Some cobbler recipes resemble a thick-crusted, deep-dish pie with both top and bottom crust.

In 2007, the world’s largest peach cobbler was made at the Georgia Peach Festival.  It consisted of:

  • 90 lbs of butter
  • 150 lbs of sugar
  • 150 lbs of flour
  • 32 gallons of milk
  • 75 gallons of peaches

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalPeachCobblerDay

Make some homemade peach cobbler. What’s nice is it can be made from fresh, frozen, or canned peaches and still taste amazing! We have a few recipes for you to try, too. 

Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler
Easy Peach Cobbler
Southern Peach Cobbler
Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler

Use #NationalPeachCobblerDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL PEACH COBBLER DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar continues to research the origins of this delicious dessert holiday. 

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