National Coconut Torte Day Date in the current year: March 13, 2024

National Coconut Torte Day Tropical coconuts meet European-style torte in this divine delight that originated in the cuisine of the Southern United States. Celebrate National Coconut Torte Day on March 13 with a slice of a rich cake covered in coconut flakes.

A torte is a variety of cake that originated in Austria, Germany, and Hungary. Tortes are rich, usually multilayered and filled with buttercream, whipped cream, custard, fruit curd, mousse, whipped cream, fruits, etc. The most common torte base is sponge cake, but flourless cake layers are pretty popular, too. Tortes are commonly glazed with sweet icing and garnished.

Coconut cake, which can be referred to as coconut torte since it's rich, multilayered and frosted, is a staple dessert in the American South. It consists of several white or yellow cakes frosted with 7-minute frosting, cream cheese, or buttercream, and covered in coconut flakes. To make the cake richer, the layers are brushed with a simple syrup and filled with pastry cream.

Celebrate National Coconut Torte Day with a delicious torte from a local bakery. Of course you can also try baking this sweet delight at home. You can find hundreds of recipes for the layers and add some coconut cream as filling. If you don't feel like baking, you can make a no-bake torte with graham crackers, whipped cream and coconut flakes. This is a simple and easy-to-make dessert that you and your family will definitely love.

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