National Marzipan Day is an annual celebration observed on January 12th of every year. Haven’t you seen Marzipan shaped small figures of animals, fruits, and vegetables? If so then you would have probably known about the Marzipan, a confection. Those who aren’t aware of it can get to know about it now as it is celebrated with a Day in the calendar. Celebrate National Marzipan Day as Marzipan is made of sugar or honey and ground almonds and most often used in all varieties of sweets. The celebration wouldn’t get completed without tasting the delicious Marzipan.
“If some confectioners were willing To let the shape announce the filling, We’d encounter fewer assorted chocs, Bitten into and returned to the box.” – Ogden Nash
History of National Marzipan Day
The history, origin, and the creator of the National Marzipan Day aren’t clear as like the history and origin of Marzipan. There is no specific mention about the year since this Day has been celebrated. Marzipan is a confection prepared primarily from sugar or honey and ground almonds or almond oil or extract. It is most often made into sweets like marzipan-filled chocolate and small imitations of fruits and vegetables. Marzipan is commonly rolled into thin sheets and is used as a glaze for the icing cakes. It is also known to be shaped into small figures of animals, which is a favorite tradition on the New Year’s Day in some countries. Although the exact origin of the confection is not known, culinary historians traced its most likely place of origin as Persia. From there it reached Turks and they introduced it to Europe.
Other Celebrations on January 12
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How to Celebrate National Marzipan Day
Celebrating the National Marzipan Day is quite simple. Have some Marzipan to fill up your mouth. Get into a pastry shop, buy Marzipan, and treat your family members. You can even get to know about Marzipan and how to prepare it. Put out your creativity in making imitations of fruits, vegetables, and other designs. Fill it with jellies and creams. Celebrate this Day by topping marzipan on the cake as a towering. Organize a Marzipan themed party at your home and invite your family and friends to join the celebration. Share your Marzipan Day celebrations on social media using the hashtag #MarzipanDay.
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