National Pecan Torte Day is celebrated on August 22 of every year. Any observance related to food doesn’t always need a reason to celebrate it. In the same way, The day was commemorated 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 flavor. If you’re a Pecan Torte lover, then enjoy yourself on the 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 glaze, fruit, or pecans. The Pecan Tortes are made with very little flour and substituted with 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 fine chocolates and liqueur. As pecans are no stranger to America which is referred to 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 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 the day
The best way to celebrate National Pecan Torte Day is by visiting a Bakehouse and buying it for yourself. Alternatively, you can creatively prepare a Pecan Torte and share it with your friends and family. You can post your National Pecan Torte Day celebrations on social media using the hashtag #NationalPecanTorteDay or #PecanTorteDay.
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