Today is the first day of summer, and June 21 is celebrated each year as National Peaches ‘N’ Cream Day. Time to celebrate with some delicious peaches and cream recipes!
What better way is there to honor the first day of the summer solstice than with this summer time fresh fruit!
The traditional combo of sweet fresh peaches with a dollop of cream on top is one of the most widely-eaten fruity desserts.
Peaches and cream is a simple and easy summer dessert that takes me back to my childhood. It was a dessert that we often finished our meals with and I love it to this day.
Georgia peaches are in season this month, as well as those that are grown in Florida, South Carolina and California.
This fruity summer dessert is especially popular in the Southern United States, but it is eaten all the world round – especially during the summer months.
May is the beginning of peach season and it continues all the way through until late September.
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How to observe National Peaches ‘N’ Cream Day
It’s time to celebrate this tasty food holiday. Why not try one of these ideas?
- Use the hashtag #NationalPeachesNCreamDay or #peachesandcreamday to spread the word about the day on social media.
- Use a tasty frappe powder to make a Peaches n Cream Smoothie.
- Treat your daughter to a Peaches N Cream Barbie Doll.
- Slice some fruit and add a dollop of cream to try the traditional summertime dessert.
- Enjoy the great summer time taste with another summer treat – Peaches N Cream Taffy.
- Head to the kitchen to try one of the peaches and cream inspired recipes below.
Peaches N Cream recipes
There is really no better summer combo than peaches and cream. Try one of these tasty recipes to keep the flavors going all summer long.
What are National Days?
National days of the year are a fun way to celebrate odd and unusual foods, animals and items that you come into contact with. Be sure to check out my National Day’s Guide for more fun days to celebrate.
There are close to 2000 National Days in the year and over 150 of them are celebrated in June. Be sure to check out this post to discover more about the National Days in June, as well as the June Printable Calendar of National Days.
Be sure to also check out these other National Food and Drink Days this Month:
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