National Coconut Cream Pie Day in USA
National Coconut Cream Pie Day in USA is held on May 8. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us
The sailors aboard Vasco de Gama's ships gave the coconut its name. Back in the late 1800s Europeans and Americans were really in to their imported tropical fruit like pineapples and bananas, but the coconut hadn’t yet taken off. Who on earth got the idea of putting coconut into a pudding, then putting that pudding into a pie shell, then topping that pudding filled pie shell with whipped cream? Recipes for coconut cream pie start showing up in cookbooks almost immediately, and by the early 1900’s coconut custard and coconut cream pie was everywhere. Coconut oils accelerate the metabolism.
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