National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day
Although there are some conflicting, and often incorrect, origin stories for cinnamon raisin bread, this type of bread dates back quite a few years. In Medieval Europe, bread containing raisins was popular since at least the 15th century, and maybe even further back than that.
In the United States, recipes for raisin bread date back to 1671. Nowadays, these raisin breads can be found all over the world—from German stollen to Italian panettone, so anyone wishing to celebrate National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day on September 16th will have plenty of options to choose from.
Cool Facts About Raisins
Below are some very interesting facts about raisins that we found on the Internet. Let’s take a look at them before we celebrate National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day.
- Over 50% of the world’s raisins are grown in California.
- April 5th is National Raisin and Spice Bar Day.
- March 24th is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day.
- The best way to store raisins once they’ve been opened is in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Observing National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day
Although cinnamon raisin bread is a recipe all its own, there are many raisin bread varieties from around the world that people can make on National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day. People can make Slovakian Vianocka or Estonian Kringel.
People can also make Greek Stafidopsomo. Regardless of which version of raisin bread a person chooses to make, they should make sure to use the hashtag #CinnamonRaisinBread to spread the word about their love for cinnamon and raisin flavored bread.