National Peach Pie Day Date in the current year: August 24, 2019

National Peach Pie Day August 24 is the National Peach Pie Day. This food holiday is a perfect excuse to indulge yourself with a slice or two of delicious pie with peaches.

Peaches are harvested between June and August, no wonder the National Peach Pie Day is celebrated in August. The state of Georgia is the leader of the peach production in the United States, it is even known as the Peach State. Peaches are also extensively cultivated in California and South Caroline. But the National Peach Pie Day is celebrated throughout the United States.

To honor this delicious dessert, try your hand at cooking peach pie. Here is an easy recipe for you. In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup white sugar and 1/4 cup packed brown sugar. Add 4 1/2 cups sliced peeled peaches and toss gently. Cover and set aside for 1 hour. Line a pie plate with a 9-inch ready-made pie crust and set aside. Drain peaches and reserve juice.

In a saucepan, combine 3 tbs cornstarch, 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg, and 1/8 tsp salt. Gradually stir in peach juice and bring to a boil. Cook until thickened, stirring. Remove from the heat, stir in 2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp butter. Gently fold in peaches. Pour filling into crust, make a lattice crust from another ready-made pie crust. Bake at 400 °F for about 1 hour.

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