Love and Confections: Food Holidays

Food Holidays

I thought it would be fun to highlight some unofficial food holidays. Here is a compiled list from numerous websites. I can't wait to cross them off the baking list! 

FOOD HOLIDAYS

JANUARY
2 - National Cream Puff Day
5 - National Whipped Cream Day
6 - National Shortbread Day
9 - National Apricot Day
10 - National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
11 - National Milk Day
12 - National Marzipan Day
13 - National Peach Melba Day
15 - National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
17 - National Hot-Buttered Rum Day
21 - National Granola Bar Day
22 - National Blondie Brownie Day
23 - National Rhubarb Pie Day
24 - National Peanut Butter Day
25 - National Irish Coffee Day
26 - National Pistachio Day
26 - National Peanut Brittle Day
27 - National Chocolate Cake Day
30 - National Croissant Day
31 - National Brandy Alexander Day

FEBRUARY
1 - National Baked Alaska Day
3 - National Carrot Cake Day
6 - National Frozen Yogurt Day
8 - National Molasses Bar Day
9 - National Bagels and Lox Day
11 - National Peppermint Patty Day
12 - National Plum Pudding Day
14 - National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
16 - National Almond Day
17 - National Cafe au Lait Day
19 - National Chocolate Mint Day
20 - National Cherry Pie Day
21 - National Sticky Bun Day
22 - National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
22 - National Margarita Day
23 - National Banana Bread Day
25 - National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day
26 - National Pistachio Day
27 - National Chocolate Cake Day
27 - National Strawberry Day
27 - National Kahlua Day
28 - National Chocolate Souffle Day

MARCH
1 - National Fruit Compote Day
2 - National Banana Cream Pie Day
4 - National Pound Cake Day
6 - National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
7 - National Cereal Day
10 - National Blueberry Popover Day
11 - National Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day
13 - National Coconut Torte Day
14 - National Pi Day (3.14159...)
15 - National Pears Helene Day
17 - Feast Day of Saint Patrick
18 - National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day
19 - National Chocolate Caramel Day
20 - National Ravioli Day
21 - National French Bread Day
22 - National Bavarian Crepes Day
24 - National Chocolate-Covered Raisins Day
26 - National Nougat Day
28 - National Black Forest Cake Day
29 - National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day

APRIL
1 - National Sourdough Bread Day
2 - National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
3 - National Chocolate Mousse Day
5 - National Caramel Day
7 - National Coffee Cake Day
8 - National Empanada Day
9 - National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
9 - National Dry/Powdered Milk Day
10 - National Cinnamon Crescent Day
13 - National Peach Cobbler Day
14 - National Pecan Day
18 - National Animal Cracker Day
19 - National Amaretto Day
20 - National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day
22 - National Jelly Bean Day
23 - National Cherry Cheesecake Day
26 - National Pretzel Day
28 - National Blueberry Pie Day
30 - National Oatmeal Cookie Day
30 - National Raisin Day

MAY
1 - National Chocolate Parfait Day
2 - National Truffle Day
3 - National Raspberry Tart Day
4 - National Homebrew Day
4 - National Hoagie Day
5 - National Chocolate Custard Day
6 - National Crepe Suzette Day
8 - National Coconut Cream Pie Day
11 - National Mocha Torte Day
12 - National Nutty Fudge Day
13 - National Fruit Cocktail Day
14 - National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
15 - National Chocolate Chip Day
16 - Feast Day of Saint Honore (patron saint of bakers, p√Ętissiers and confectioners!)
17 - National Cherry Cobbler Day
18 - National Cheese Souffle Day
19 - National Devil's Food Cake Day
20 - National Quiche Lorraine Day
21 - National Strawberries & Cream Day
22 - National Vanilla Pudding Day
23 - National Taffy Day
25 - National Wine Day
26 - National Cherry Dessert Day
31 - National Macaroon Day

JUNE
1 - National Hazelnut Cake Day
2 - National Rocky Road Day
3 - National Doughnut Day
4 - National Frozen Yogurt Day
6 - National Applesauce Cake Day
7 - National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
11 - National German Chocolate Cake Day
12 - National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
13 - National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
14 - National Strawberry Shortcake Day
16 - National Fudge Day
17 - National Apple Strudel Day
18 - National Cherry Tart Day
21 - National Peaches & Cream Day
22 - National Chocolate Eclair Day
23 - National Pecan Sandy Day
24 - National Praline Day
25 - National Strawberry Parfait Day
26 - National Chocolate Pudding Day
28 - National Tapioca Day
29 - National Almond Butter Crunch Day

JULY
1 - National Gingersnap Day
3 - National Chocolate Wafer Day
5 - National Apple Turnover Day
5 - National Graham Cracker Day
7 - National Ice Cream Cone Day
9 - National Sugar Cookie Day
10 - National Pina Colada Day
11 - National Blueberry Muffin Day
12 - National Pecan Pie Day
14 - National Grand Marnier Day
15 - National Tapioca Pudding Day
17 - National Peach Ice Cream Day
18 - National Caviar Day
19 - National Daiquiri Day
20 - National Ice Cream Day
20 - National Fortune Cookie Day
21 - National Creme Brulee Day
22 - National Penuche Day
23 - National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
25 - National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
27 - National Scotch Day
28 - National Milk Chocolate Day
30 - National Cheesecake Day
31 - National Raspberry Cake Day

AUGUST
1 - National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
3 - National Watermelon Day
4 - National Chocolate Chip Day
6 - National Root Beer Float Day
7 - National Raspberries & Cream Day
8 - National Frozen Custard Day
9 - National Rice Pudding Day
10 - National S'mores Day
11 - National Raspberry Bombe Day
14 - National Creamsicle Day
15 - National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
16 - National Rum Day
17 - National Vanilla Custard Day
20 - National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
20 - National Lemonade Day
21 - National Spumoni Day
22 - National Pecan Torte Day
23 - National Spongecake Day
24 - National Peach Pie Day
25 - National Banana Split Day
27 - National Pots du Creme Day
28 - National Cherry Turnover Day
30 - National Toasted Marshmallow Day
31 - National Trail Mix Day

SEPTEMBER
4 - National Macadamia Nut Day
6 - National Coffee Ice Cream Day
7 - National Napoleon Day
8 - National Date-Nut Bread Day
11 - National Hot Cross Bun Day
12 - National Chocolate Milkshake Day
13 - National Peanut Day
15 - National Creme de Menthe Day
16 - National Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Day
17 - National Apple Dumpling Day
18 - National Play-Doh Day
19 - National Butterscotch Pudding Day
20 - National Rum Punch Day
21 - National Pecan Cookie Day
22 - National White Chocolate Day
23 - National Chocolate Day
24 - National Cherries Jubilee Day
26 - National Pancake Day
28 - National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
29 - National Coffee Day
30 - National Mulled Cider Day

OCTOBER
1 - National Homemade Cookies Day
3 - National Caramel Custard Day
5 - National Apple Betty Day
8 - National Fluffernutter Day
9 - National Dessert Day
10 - National Angel Food Cake Day
14 - National Chocolate-Covered Insect Day
16 - National Liqueur Day
18 - National Chocolate Cupcake Day
20 - National Brandied Fruit Day
21 - National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
22 - National Nut Day
23 - National Boston Cream Pie Day
26 - National Pumpkin Day
27 - National Potato Day
28 - National Chocolate Day
29 - National Oatmeal Day
31 - National Pumpkin Pie Day

NOVEMBER
4 - National Candy Day
5 - National Doughnut Day
7 - National Chocolate with Almonds Day
8 - National Cappuccino Day
10 - National Vanilla Cupcake Day
13 - National Indian Pudding Day
15 - National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day
17 - National Homemade Bread Day
17 - National Baklava Day
20 - National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
21 - National Gingerbread Day
23 - National Cashew Day
23 - National Cranberry Day
24 - National Espresso Day
25 - National Parfait Day
26 - National Cake Day
27 - National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
28 - National French Toast Day
29 - National Chocolates Day
30 - National Mousse Day

DECEMBER
1 - National Pie Day
2 - National Fritters Day
3 - National Apple Pie Day
4 - National Cookie Day
5 - National Sacher Torte Day
7 - National Cotton Candy Day
8 - National Brownie Day
9 - National Pastry Day
10 - National Lager Day
12 - National Gingerbread House Day
13 - National Cocoa Day
15 - National Lemon Cupcake Day
16 - National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day
17 - National Maple Syrup Day
19 - National Hard Candy Day
20 - National Sangria Day
23 - National Pfeffernusse Day
24 - National Egg Nog Day
26 - National Candy Cane Day
27 - National Fruitcake Day
30 - National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
31 - National Champagne Day