National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day is celebrated on August 20 of every year. Now you need not wait for any occasion to eat the Chocolate Pecan Pie. It is not only a delightful dessert but is also healthy food as it is filled with nuts, and is rich in fibers, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. If you are fond of pecan pie, then this day is just for you. Share this healthy, yummy delicious dessert with your family and friends to celebrate the day more joyfully.
“Chocolate pecan pie is the best dessert in the galaxy, and as someone who’s been to twelve different planets, I mean that literally.” – Kara
History of National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
The history and origin of National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day are still anonymous and however, only very limited information is known. The word pecan has been derived from the Native American Algonquin language pakani, which refers to several nuts. It was found that until the early 20th century, there was no mention of the Chocolate Pecan Pie in any cookbooks. The historians related to cooking said that it was introduced as the pecan nut by the Native Americans and credited New Orleans of French as they had made it a Chocolate Pecan Pie dessert. Chocolate with the pecan pie and nuts adds a new shade of flavor to this dessert. The first pecan pie recipe was found to be date back to the 1880s, but it hadn’t become famous until the 1940s. Most pecan pie ingredients include salt and vanilla as the flavorings. Pecan Pie has high proteins and magnesium content and is full of antioxidants as it has nuts. The dessert is known to reduce the risk of heart disease and some kinds of cancer. It is a very important and quality dessert native to Mexico and the southern United States which was usually served as a form of thanksgiving and during the Christmas celebration. But you need not wait till Christmas arrives rather you can eat Chocolate Pecan Pie on this day.
Other Celebrations on August 20
August 20 is also celebrated as
- World Mosquito Day
- World Honey Bee Day
- Break the Monotony Day
- International Geocaching Day
- International Homeless Animal’s Day
How to celebrate the day
The best way to celebrate National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day is by preparing a pie for yourself, your family, and your friends. Chocolate and bourbon whiskey are other favorite additions to the dessert which you can prepare for yourself. Try out any new variety and create more delicious Chocolate Pecan Pie. Fill your mouth with the pie of your favorite flavors and celebrate the day. Post your celebrations on social media using the hashtag #ChocolatePecanPieDay.
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