National Blueberry Popover Day
Popovers are light rolls that are made from egg batter and usually baked in popover pans or muffin tins. They are served as savory rolls or as sweet rolls. For the purpose of National Blueberry Popover Day, we’re going to be talking about the sweet ones that are 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 that you might want to try, then you might want to celebrate the holiday dedicated to them that lands annually on March 10th.
Fun Facts About Popovers
Below are some of the facts we’ve gleaned from the Internet while we were researching this holiday. The following 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 in 1850.
- May 3rd is National Raspberry Popover Day.
- The 1st of September 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 a person has to do is to use the hashtag #NationalBlueberryPopoverDay to spread the word about this holiday. Oh, while you’re observing this holiday, be sure to save us a plate of them.