October is National Family History Month. It’s also filled with many delicious days to celebrate!  We just had to share a few of them with you. Here are a dozen delicious dessert days in October.

1. National Homemade Cookies Day – October 1st

Involve the whole family in a new baking tradition. Grab our Schackrutor cookie recipe, and make a back of beautiful checkerboard cookies at home.  While you wait for them to bake, play a game of checkers and share memories.  If you’re not up to making cookies from scratch, we’ll help you cheat with some fresh-baked cookies from American Dream Cakes Bakery.

 4. National Pumpkin Seed Day – October 3rd

The hallmark symbol of the fall season, pumpkins are everywhere from your local farmer’s market to the front porch.  Did you know that pumpkins must be planted by July 4 to be ready for fall time harvest? October 3rd is a great day to carve your pumpkin and get to those seeds! Learn more about creative ways to use pumpkins this season.

3. Do Something Nice Day – October 5th

Everyone has had one of “those” days.  During rough times, even the smallest gestures can make a huge difference.  Do Something Nice Day offers a chance to be intentional in doing something nice for others. A meaningful gesture can be as simple as a kind word, small note or lending a hand. Of course, grabbing coffee and cookies for your coworkers is nice, too!

4. National Cake Decorating Day – October 10th

Professional cake decorating is like any artistic, creative endeavor.  Design and technical processes vary depending upon the purpose and details desired. Try your hand at decorating a cake, or join us for a behind the scenes look as our cake creation process is explained.

5. National Dessert Day – October 14th

National Dessert Day is the perfect excuse to pick up a sweet treat from your favorite bakery. Take a moment today to celebrate your favorite cookie, cupcake, pies, pastry or other dessert. Drop in to American Dream and celebrate with us. We’ve got plenty to choose from! #nationaldessertday

6. National Chocolate Cupcake Day – October 18th

Chocolate is always a favorite. On October 18th, you have the perfect excuse for an extra chocolate cupcake!  Enjoy our original, moist chocolate cupcake one of our gourmet cupcake options like the Choc-o-holic or Chocolate Covered Strawberry.  Yum.

7. National Sweetest Day – October 20th

National Sweetest Day was originally celebrated as Candy Day in 1916.  It’s evolved over time and now the day is set aside to encourage small acts of kindness to inspire others. Share your sweetest moment with someone you love.

8. National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day – October 21st

In the fall, the only thing better than cheesecake is pumpkin cheesecake! Savor October 21st with a slice of delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake.  Trust us, your friends will be jealous.

9. National Boston Crème Pie Day – October 23rd

Okay, Boston Crème Pie isn’t really a “pie” at all, but who cares?!  October 23rd is a day dedicated to digging into our delicious butter sponge cake filled with vanilla custard and topped with chocolate ganache.

Savor National Boston Crème Pie Day with your friends at American Dream Cakes.

10. National Pumpkin Day – October 26th

Fruit or vegetable? A fruit without a sweet taste is commonly accepted as a vegetable, but regardless where you sit on this debate, pumpkin is an October favorite flavor. A whopping 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced in America. Pick up your pumpkin pie on #nationalpumpkinday!

11. National Chocolate Day – October 28th

Chocolate. Oh, sweet chocolate. Doesn’t it seem like chocolate should have more than one national day? Well, it does! According to U.S. National Confectioners Association, there are four chocolate holidays: July 7, October 28, December 29 and International Chocolate Day, Sept 13. #NationalChocolateDay  Enjoy!

12. National Caramel Apple Day/ Halloween – October 31st

Did you know that National Caramel Apple day is celebrated annually on October 31?  Indulge in a nostalgic treat while you guide the kids around the neighborhood trick or treating.

Have a Happy and Safe Halloween from your friends at American Dream Cakes.