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National Crepe Suzette Day

Indulge in the sweet and buttery goodness of Crepe Suzette on its special day - National Crepe Suzette Day! Bon appétit!
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May 6
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Get ready to indulge in a delicious French treat on May 6 because it's National Crepe Suzette Day! This classic dessert has been around since the late 1800s and is said to have been created by accident when a young waiter accidentally set a pan of crepes on fire while preparing them for the Prince of Wales. Luckily, the prince loved the taste and thus, Crepe Suzette was born. These thin pancakes filled with butter, sugar, and Grand Marnier are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and transport you to the streets of Paris. So let's raise our forks and celebrate this scrumptious holiday!

History of National Crepe Suzette Day

National Crepe Suzette Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1895</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Accidental Invention of Crepe Suzette</div><div class='timeline-text'>The creation of Crepe Suzette is often attributed to a young waiter, Henri Charpentier. He accidentally flambeed a dish he was preparing for the Prince of Wales, Edward VII.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1896</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Restaurant Featuring Crepe Suzette</div><div class='timeline-text'>Henri Charpentier, the youth who created the recipe, opens his first restaurant featuring Crepe Suzette on the menu.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Crepe Suzette Spreads Across the Atlantic</div><div class='timeline-text'>Crepe Suzette becomes popular in the United States as French cuisine gains recognition and popularity among American diners.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Resurgence of French Cuisine</div><div class='timeline-text'>The 1980s see a resurgence in the popularity of French cuisine as more people look to recreate classic French dishes at home, including Crepe Suzette.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Crepe Suzette Day Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first recognition of National Crepe Suzette Day, dedicated to celebrating this iconic French Dish.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Crepe Suzette 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'>Make your own crepes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Celebrate Crepe Suzette Day by making your own delicious crepes at home! Whip up a simple batter and experiment with different fillings and toppings to create the perfect crepe.</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'>Visit a French bakery</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to a local French bakery and indulge in some authentic Crepe Suzette. This is a great way to celebrate the holiday while also supporting a small business!</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'>Host a crepe-themed brunch</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather some friends and family for a delicious crepe brunch! Provide different fillings, toppings, and sauces for guests to create their own personalized crepes.</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 a new spin on Crepe Suzette</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put a unique twist on the classic Crepe Suzette by trying out a new recipe. From savory crepes to mini crepe cakes, there are plenty of creative ways to enjoy this delicious treat.</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'>Learn about the history of Crepe Suzette</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take some time to research the origins and evolution of Crepe Suzette. This is a great way to appreciate the holiday even more and learn something new about this beloved dish.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Crepe Suzette 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 delicious and classic French dish</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Crepe Suzette is a traditional French dessert made with thin, delicate pancakes filled with citrus-infused butter and flambéed with orange liqueur. It's a perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors, making it loved by many people around the world!</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's a fun and impressive dish to make at home</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>While crepes may seem intimidating to make, Crepe Suzette is actually quite easy once you get the hang of it. Plus, the added step of flambéing adds a dramatic touch that will impress your family and friends! So why not give it a shot on National Crepe Suzette Day?</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'>You can customize it to your liking</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>While the traditional Crepe Suzette recipe calls for orange liqueur, there are endless variations you can try. From using different types of alcohol to swapping out the citrus for other flavors like chocolate or berries, you can make this dish your own and have a new experience every time you celebrate National Crepe Suzette Day.</p></div></div>

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When is National Crepe Suzette Day?

National Crepe Suzette Day is celebrated on May 6 every year. In 2024, this delicious holiday will fall on a Monday.

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