National Blueberry Popover Day

Popovers are light rolls made from an egg batter and usually baked in popover pans or muffin tins. They are served as savory rolls or sweet rolls. For the purpose of National Blueberry Popover Day, we’re going to talk about the sweet ones made with blueberries and/or topped with blueberries.

This type of popover is perfect for breakfast, as a between-meal snack, or as a dessert. If they sound like something you might want to try, then you might want to celebrate the holiday dedicated to them, which falls annually on March 10th.

Fun Facts About Popovers

Below are some facts we’ve gleaned from the Internet while researching this holiday. These facts are perfect for anyone wanting to observe this holiday. After all, while you’re eating your blueberry popovers, you’re going to need something to talk about with your friends and family, right?

  • The popover is actually the American version of Yorkshire pudding—a pudding that’s been made since the 17th century.
  • The earliest reference to a popover was found in a letter from 1850.
  • May 3rd is National Raspberry Popover Day.
  • September 1st is National Cherry Popover Day.
  • The first written recipe for popovers was printed in the 1876 cookbook called Practical Cooking by M.N. Henderson.

Observing National Blueberry Popover Day

This holiday is easy enough to celebrate, as long as you’re willing to make yourself some blueberry popovers or at least buy some from a local bakery or grocery store. Once that’s done, all you have to do is use the hashtag #NationalBlueberryPopoverDay to spread the word about this holiday. Oh, and while you’re observing this holiday, be sure to save us a plate of them.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 10 Sunday
Next year (2025)
March 10 Monday
Last year (2023)
March 10 Friday
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