- Posted September 16, 2013 by
September 17- National Apple Dumpling Day
National Apple Dumpling Day is an unofficial food holiday observed in the United States on September 17 of each year. The day celebrates the food item it is named for. Apple dumplings are fruit desserts.
These dessert recipes items are made from an entire apple which is cored, has butter and sugar added and is wrapped in dumpling dough before baking with a syrup. Apple dumplings may have additional flavorings added like rum or vanilla. The dumpling may be made from scratch or from purchased dough. The apple dumpling is the subject of a festival each year in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania.