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National Date Nut Bread Day - or September 8!?

Saturday, December 22, 2012

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When : September 8 or December 22

National Date Nut Bread Day is today. Enjoy a tasty bread for the holidays. It's the perfect bread for the season. It contains nuts and sugar, but is not heavy on the sugar. Date nut bread is quite popular. You can make it yourself, or buy some at the bakery. We suggest a couple of loafs. In our house, a single loaf does not last long.

There is some question as to the correct date for this special day. A survey of the net, resulted in roughly half of the references for this day claiming it is on September 8th. In our survey, a very slight majority record this special day on December 22. We go with the majority for two reasons: First, it is the majority. Second, this day fits well in the holiday season. Date Nut Bread is popular for the holidays.

Get your fill of Date Nut Bread today. After all, that's what this day is for.

Origin of National Date Nut Bread Day:
We did not find any factual information on this national food holiday. Nor, did we find the creator. We hope the creator steps forward, so we can resolve the question as to proper date of this special day.

There was some reference to this as a "National Day". Most food related holidays are called "National". However, we found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.

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