National Pecan Torte Day is celebrated on August 22 of every year. Any observance related to foods doesn’t always need a reason to celebrate it. In the same way, National Pecan Torte Day was commemorated as to add fun and joy to those who love Pecan Tortes. The tortes differentiate themselves from those of the cakes as it has a rich, deep flavour. If you’re a Pecan Torte lover, then enjoy yourself on the National Pecan Torte Day.
“If I have a weakness, it’s probably ice cream. That’s where I get lax, sloppy. I’ll sneak into the refrigerator at night and take two or three bites and put it back. Butter pecan. Only two or three bites, but it shows.” – Jack Nicklaus
History of National Pecan Torte Day
The history and origin of National Pecan Torte Day are anonymous still. In general, a torte is a rich, multilayered cake that is invariably denser and is naturally delicious and creamier. Unlike cakes, tortes will be frosted between the layers and filled with mousses, buttercreams, jams or fruits. When it comes to Pecan Torte, then it will usually be topped with the glaze, fruit or pecans. The Pecan Tortes are made with very little flour and substituted with the pecans and breadcrumbs. They get the lightness with the use of whipped egg whites that give tortes a perfect structure and airiness. The more expensive ingredients used in preparing a torte of the highest quality, include the fine chocolates and liqueur. As pecans are no stranger to America which is referred as the state tree of Texas, that is commonly known as the lone-star state. Pecan Tortes are particularly widespread and well-known in the southern region of the USA. Pecan is rich in nutritional values as it has protein, manganese and oleic acid, an Omega-6 fatty acid. It reduces cholesterol, reduces the coronary heart diseases and gallstone formation. Pecan has ellagic acid, antioxidant, vitamin B-complex, and contains beta-carotene. Vitamin E, lutein and zeaxanthin are some other active components against cancer and other infectious diseases. Having Pecan Torte in your routine is worth noting as so the celebration.
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How to celebrate National Pecan Torte Day
The best way to celebrate National Pecan Torte Day is by visiting a Bakehouse and buying it for yourself. Alternative you can creatively prepare a Pecan Torte and share with your friends and family. You can post your National Pecan Torte Day celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #NationalPecanTorteDay or #PecanTorteDay.