National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

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National Lemon Meringue Pie Day in USA in 2023
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About National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

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Dates of National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
2024 USA Thursday, August 15thNational Lemon Meringue Pie Day
2023 USA Tuesday, August 15thNational Lemon Meringue Pie Day
2022 USA Monday, August 15thNational Lemon Meringue Pie Day
2021 USA Sunday, August 15thNational Lemon Meringue Pie Day
2020 USA Saturday, August 15thNational Lemon Meringue Pie Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

People in the U.S. are big fans of desserts, and pie is no exception. According to one source, America purchased more than 3.6 million pies through Instacart in 2021.

While apple pie appears to hold the title of America’s favorite flavor of the baked pastry, another type of pie is celebrated on August 15th, which is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.

Fans of citrus and tart lemon curd are encouraged to bake a pie or purchase a slice on the celebrated day.

The Quakers are generally credited for creating lemon custard in the late 1700’s, but a Philadelphia-based pastry chef and businesswoman named Elizabeth Goodfellow expanded on the lemon custard and became known as the inventor of lemon meringue pie.

Look away now, Baked Alaska, lemon meringue is the most popular flavor of pie in Alaska.

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