June 1st is a day to spend some time in the kitchen baking up a delicious hazelnut cake as you take part in National Hazelnut Cake Day.

We call hazelnuts by a variety of names, including filberts, Pontic, and cobnuts. In North America, they are native to the Midwest, North and South Eastern United States and Canada.

These sweet and buttery nuts complement a variety of recipes. That’s why they go so well in a cake all their own. They also combine well with chocolate making a delicious spread. Many hazelnut cake recipes include a hazelnut spread as a topping or in between layers. Hazelnut also enhances the flavor of coffee, bread, muffins, and puddings. And don’t forget ice cream. Hazelnuts make delicious ice cream that when combined with cake can turn out an amazing ice cream cake.

Let your creativity flow during this baking holiday and bake something flavorful to share!

HOW TO OBSERVE #HazelnutCakeDay

Bake up your favorite hazelnut cake and savor the delicious reward. Serve it with iced coffee on a sunny patio or balcony. You can also make hazelnut cupcakes and deliver them to someone as a surprise. That’s a sure way to celebrate. We even have a recipe for you to enjoy.

Hungarian Flourless Hazelnut Cake

Share your favorite hazelnut cake recipes using #HazelnutCakeDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL HAZELNUT CAKE DAY HISTORY 

National Day Calendar continues researching the origins of this dessert holiday. While we do, check out these other cake holidays in June:

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