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National Cherry Cobbler Day

Indulge in the deliciousness of National Cherry Cobbler Day! Enjoy a sweet treat with family and friends - the perfect way to end the day.
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May 17
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Introduction

Get ready to celebrate the deliciousness of National Cherry Cobbler Day on May 17! This savory treat has been around for centuries, with recipes popping up as early as the 1700s. While it's not known exactly when or where cherry cobbler first originated, it is believed that this sweet and tart dessert was a favorite among American colonists. Whether you top your cobbler with ice cream or whipped cream, one thing is for sure - you're in for a real treat!

History of National Cherry Cobbler Day

National Cherry Cobbler Day Dates

National Cherry Cobbler Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1700s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of Cobblers</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cobbler-style recipes, including those using various fruits, were recorded as far back as the 1700s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Popularization in American Colonies</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cobblers, possibly starting with cherry cobbler, became popular and widely made across early American colonies during this century.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1859</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Cobbler Recipe Publication</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first recipe titled "cobbler" appeared in a book called Practical Cook Book in the United States, solidifying the dessert's place in culinary history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Modern Twist on Cobblers</div><div class='timeline-text'>Innovative takes on the traditional cobbler started to appear, including those using alternative sweetener options, vegan recipes, and more.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2009</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Cherry Cobbler Day Consideration</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Cherry Cobbler Day likely began being observed around this year, though the exact origin remains a topic of discussion.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Today</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Modern Celebration</div><div class='timeline-text'>Today, people celebrate National Cherry Cobbler Day by making their own cobblers at home or purchasing one from local bakeries, sharing the delectable dessert with friends and family.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Cherry Cobbler 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 a cherry cobbler</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Nothing beats the smell of a freshly baked cherry cobbler. With fresh or frozen cherries and your favorite topping, you can make a delicious treat that everyone can enjoy.</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'>Host a cherry cobbler party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite some friends over for an evening of cherry cobbler tasting. Everyone can bring their own favorite recipe to share and compare.</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'>Make a cherry cobbler cocktail</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Mix up some special cocktails to celebrate National Cherry Cobbler Day! Check out online mixology sites for recipe ideas.</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'>Go out for cherry cobbler</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out local restaurants and bakeries to see if they have any special cherry cobbler offerings. A food tour of your city might be in order!</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'>Make a cherry cobbler smoothie</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Smoothies are always a great way to celebrate any holiday! Combine cherries, yogurt, almond milk, honey and ice for a delicious treat.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Cherry Cobbler 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'>Cherry cobbler is sweet and delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing says summertime comfort food like a warm, gooey, sweet cherry cobbler. The combination of tart cherries and sweet crumble topping make it the perfect end to any meal! Plus, it's so easy to make that you can have a fresh homemade dessert in no time!</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'>Cherry cobbler can be paired with other flavors</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>If you're looking to switch up the flavor of your cobbler, try adding some additional ingredients like brown sugar, almonds, or even chocolate chips! They all pair perfectly with cherries for an extra layer of complexity and deliciousness.</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'>Cherry cobbler has health benefits</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>In addition to being amazingly tasty, cherries are also healthy. They provide antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and fiber which aid digestion and help fight inflammation. So while celebrating National Cherry Cobbler Day might seem indulgent, it's actually pretty good for you too!</p></div></div>

5 Delectable Secrets for Cherry Cobbler Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cherry Cobbler could've been a 'Pandowdy'</h3><p class='facts-content'>Early forms of cobblers were often referred to as 'Pandowdy'/'Pandowdies'. These desserts, made with fruit and a thick doughy crust, would later evolve into what we know now as cobbler.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cherry Cobbler isn't universally a 'Cobbler'</h3><p class='facts-content'>What constitutes a 'cobbler' will vary based on location. In the UK for example, a cobbler refers to a savory meat dish with a scone-like topping, unlike the fruity sweet dessert we know in the US.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cobbler Dough is not always "crumbled"</h3><p class='facts-content'>While 'cobbler' is thought to get its name from the dough's cobblestone-like appearance, the dough isn't always cut or crumbled this way. Depending on the recipe, it might be layered on top or the fruit placed on top of a pie crust-like base.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cherries became popular in Cobbler due to canning technique advancement</h3><p class='facts-content'>Canning advancements in the 19th and 20th century allowed cherries to be preserved and used year-round, contributing to their popularity in cobblers as they could be prepared at any time of year.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cherry Cobbler is considered a part of Southern United States culinary tradition</h3><p class='facts-content'>Though not exclusive to the South, cobbler has been adopted into Southern cuisine as a traditional item, with many Southern cooking authors including a variety of cobbler recipes in their cookbooks.</p></div></div>

National Cherry Cobbler Day FAQs

When is National Cherry Cobbler Day?

National Cherry Cobbler Day is celebrated on May 17th every year. In 2024 National Cherry Cobbler Day will occur on a Friday.

National Cherry Cobbler Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

May 17

Wednesday

2024

May 17

Friday

2025

May 17

Saturday

2026

May 17

Sunday

2027

May 17

Monday

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