Fascinating Facts About Apple Pies

Fascinating Facts About Apple Pies

Apple Pie..!!!! We bring to you some amazing facts of that tasty dish of apple that may surprise you. Grab a fork and a slice of your Apple Pie and enjoy reading this article.

1. It is believed the very first apple pie was made in England about six hundred years ago. Archaeologists have found evidence that people have been eating apples since at least 6500 B.C.

2. The practice of having An Apple Pie for Dinner is based on a folk tale from England called “The Apple Dumpling.”  A dumpling is a ball of dough that is baked or boiled. 

3. In early years of Apple Pie it didn’t have sugar; it was used to be very expensive at that time.

4. May 14th is officially National Apple Pie Day

5. The first apple pie recipe was printed over 630 years ago in England in 1381. The recipe included good apples, good spices, figs, coffyn (a type of pastry crust), raisins, pears, and saffron.

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6. Do you know…soldiers during World War II were often quoted they were fighting “for Mom and apple pie.”

7. In 1970, advertisers used the patriotic connection with a commercial jingle, “Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet.”

8. English settlers should be credited for bringing apple pie to America.

9. Apple pie is often served with ice cream.  This is called apple pie a la mode. 

10. Settlers of the American West made “mock apple pie” with crackers and special spice, and thought it tasted like real apple pie.

Fascinating Facts About Apple Pies