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National Bakewell Tart Day

Get ready to indulge in a delicious treat on National Bakewell Tart Day! This sweet and traditional dessert will have your taste buds singing.
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August 11
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Get ready to indulge in a delicious treat on August 11 for National Bakewell Tart Day! This sweet and tangy dessert has been around since the 1800s, with its origins tracing back to the town of Bakewell in England. Legend has it that the tart was created by accident when a cook mixed up the ingredients for a jam tart. Fortunately, this mistake turned into a delectable creation loved by many. Whether you prefer your Bakewell tart with almonds or topped with icing, this holiday is the perfect excuse to satisfy your sweet tooth and celebrate this delightful pastry.

History of National Bakewell Tart Day

National Bakewell Tart Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1820s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bakewell Pudding Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Bakewell Pudding, which shares similarities with the Bakewell Tart, was first mentioned in a cookbook in the early 1820s. Its creation is credited to a cook in Bakewell, England.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1860s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Amendment to the Recipe</div><div class='timeline-text'>By the 1860s, a variant of the original Bakewell pudding recipe became popular, known as the Bakewell Tart, featuring a shortcrust pastry, jam, and an almond flavoured filling.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Commercialization of Bakewell Tart</div><div class='timeline-text'>British baking company Mr Kipling started mass-producing and selling the tart across the UK in the 1950s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>World Record Bakewell Tart</div><div class='timeline-text'>The largest ever Bakewell Tart was made by the town of Bakewell in June 2013. It measured 186 square feet and weighed approximately 550 pounds.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Bakewell Tart Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>In 2015, August 11 was declared National Bakewell Tart Day, bringing international awareness and recognition to this historical dessert.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Bakewell Tart Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake your own Bakewell Tart</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get in the kitchen and whip up your own delicious Bakewell Tart! You can find plenty of recipes online or in cookbooks to help guide you.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a trip to Bakewell, England</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Visit the birthplace of the Bakewell Tart by taking a trip to the town of Bakewell in England. You can try out various versions of the tart from local bakeries and shops.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Have a Bakewell Tart tasting party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends and family over for a Bakewell Tart tasting party! Have everyone bring a different version of the tart and see which one is the crowd favorite.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try out Bakewell Tart-inspired recipes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative and try incorporating the flavors of Bakewell Tart into other dishes, such as Bakewell Tart cupcakes or a Bakewell Tart trifle.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a Bakewell Tart-themed playlist</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put together a playlist of songs that mention tarts or baking to set the mood for your Bakewell Tart celebrations.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Bakewell Tart Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a unique and delicious dessert</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Bakewell tart is a traditional English dessert with a flaky pastry base, a layer of jam and frangipane filling, topped with almonds. It's sweet, tangy, and oh so tasty - making it the perfect indulgence for any dessert lover!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It has a long and storied history</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The origins of Bakewell tart can be traced back to the town of Bakewell in England. The recipe was created by accident in the 19th century when a chef misunderstood instructions for making a pudding. Since then, it has become a beloved dessert in the UK and beyond!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's easy to make at home</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>While you can find Bakewell tart in many bakeries and cafes around the world, it's also relatively simple to make at home. With just a few key ingredients and some easy-to-follow instructions, you can whip up your own delicious Bakewell tart in no time!</p></div></div>

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When is National Bakewell Tart Day?

National Bakewell Tart Day is celebrated on August 11th every year. In 2024 National Bakewell Tart Day will occur on a Sunday.

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