National Apple Pie Day

Have you ever just wanted to lie down and eat apple pies all day? Well, you can fulfill your wish this National Apple Pie Day! Continue to know more.

When Is National Apple Pie Day?

National Apple Pie Day is celebrated on May 13 each year.

National Apple Pie Day.


To know more about the sweet food celebrations, read the frequently asked questions and fun facts below.

What does apple pie symbolize?

During the 19th and 20th Centuries, the apple pie was a sign of national pride and American prosperity.

Do you cook apples before making apple pie?

Though you can cook them, the better and tastier way would be to keep them in cold water till it is time to assemble the pie. And for making, coat the apples with flour and sugar and pour them onto the crust before topping the pie.

What is the difference between a Dutch apple pie and a regular apple pie?

The difference between the two is a streusel topping of flour, butter, and sugar baked on top in a crunchy, sweet twist. This is not just easier but also sweeter than a pastry top.

How do you keep the bottom crust of apple pie from getting soggy?

You can try adding a layer, frying when it’s hot, choosing the correct rack, using a Cookie Sheet, or simply making a thicker crust.

Do you pre-bake apple pie filling?

Pre-cooking the filling will ensure that it is not undercooked or watery and will help avoid the gap between the top crust and the filling too.

Can you make an apple pie and bake it the next day?

We would recommend against this as it’ll make the apple pie soggy, and if you want to make the pie the day before serving, you should bake it thoroughly and then chill it overnight.

Fun Facts

Archaeologists have found that people have been consuming apple pies since at least 6500 BC.

In 1625, the first apple was planted on the North American continent in New England by Reverend William Blaxton.

The longest-living apple tree in America was planted in 1647 by Peter Stuyvesant in Manhattan and was bearing fruit even in 1866 when it was struck by a derailed train.

The first apple pie recipe was printed in 1381 in England, and the ingredients include good apples, good spices, figs, saffron, saffron, raisins, and pears,

Because sugar was so expensive, English apple pies had no sugar, and instead, sweet fruits were added.

In America, the apples were baked into the crust, and the top crust was then lifted off to add the sugar and spices before putting it back down and serving.

Crackers and special spices were used to make mock apple pies in America before the fruit arrived.

The phrase “as American as apple pie” has been used since the early 1900s.

During WWII, soldiers often quoted that they were fighting “for Mom and apple pie.”

The Granny Smith apple’s name came from Maria Ann Smith. The Smiths were apple farmers. Maria was known for her fruit pies and accidentally developed a new type of apple by crossing the European crabapple with the common orchard apple.

In the 15th century, the Dutch baker transformed crustless apple pies into the lattice-style pastry commonly seen today.

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Apple Pie Jokes

What can a whole apple pie do that half an apple pie can’t?
It can look around.

What’s the difference between a worm and an apple?
Have you ever tried worm pie?

What do you get when you cross an apple pie with a crustacean?
A crab apple pie.

Why did the apple pie join the circus?
It loved all the apple-ause.

What do you get if you cross a jogger with an apple pie?
Puff pastry.

What do you get when you cross an apple pie with a Christmas tree?
Pineapple pie.

Why did the apple pie cry?
Its peelings were hurt.

What did the pie say to the apple?
You are so a-pple-ing.

How do you like them apples?
As American as apple pie.

What did the apple pie say to its soulmate?
I apple-solutely love you!

How did the apple pie’s teacher appreciate it?
I apple-laud your great work.

Why did the pie go to the dentist?
He needed a filling.

Why is it hard to work at an apple pie factory?
They have such a high turnover rate.

More Sweet Pie Jokes

Apple pie won a beauty contest. It was absolutely gourd-geous.

The baby apple pie wanted to know how to read. It went to pie-mary school.

It was the ghost’s turn to cook. She baked apple pie with I-scream.

I dropped my phone in some pastry without noticing and put it in the oven. I made an Apple pie.

Apple Pie Quotes

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Carl Sagan

Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.
Jane Austen

I’m like apple pie with a hot dog in it.
Stephen Colbert

My favorite pudding is good old English apple pie.
Jeremy Bulloch

I love the warmth of apple pie.
Christina Tosi

If you give the apple to me as the worthiest, I will make an apple pie!
Ljupka Cvetanova

The most beautiful thing in the world is my grandmother’s apple pie.
Benny Cassette

There was a period when I had apple pie as a treat every day of the week. I mean, like, a family apple pie.
Malachi Kirby

I consider myself a patriot, but not for traditional reasons. I’m just really passionate about apple pie.

I’m from Maine. I eat apple pie for breakfast.
Rachel Nichol

Apple pie totally counts as a serving of fruit.

Apple pie makes everybody happy.
Laurie Halse Anderson

I feel like something warm. Apple pie, with two slices of bread and roast beef, covered in a winter coat.
Jarod Kintz

Stress cannot exist in the presence of apple pie.
David Mamet

The conversation was irrelevant. Only the apple pie mattered.
Richelle Mead

Apple pie is like duct tape. It fixes everything.
Travis McLean

There’s no diet list I’ll follow that would rule out apple pie.
Kristen Hally

Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight.
Yogi Berra

Captions for Instagram

  • You are the apple of my pie.
  • May the pies be in your flavor.
  • Autumn skies & Apple pies.
  • Keep calm and bake a pie.
  • Made with love.
  • Keep your fork; there’s pie.
  • I’m just here for the pie.
  • It’s a perfect day for pie.
  • These calories don’t count.
  • My favorite guilty pleasure.
  • Pies before guys.
  • Good food is a good mood.
  • Munching on my favorite pie.
  • Never-ending love for apple pies.
  • Pie’s my life.
  • Love at first bite.
  • Eat good, feel good.
  • Find your pie.
  • Good as heaven.
  • Life’s too short to say no to pie.
  • Autumn Skies & Apple Pies.


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