National Cinnamon Crescent Day – April 10

National Cinnamon Crescent Day

Cinnamon Crescent

Facts on Cinnamon Crescent

  • A croissant is a buttery flaky bread roll named for its crescent shape
  • Croissant dough is layered with butter, then rolled and folded several times in succession, then rolled into a sheet, in a technique called laminating.
  • Cinnamon is used to preserve meat, flavor their beverages, and cure certain ailments.
  • Today, cinnamon is still one of the most popular spices and is a key ingredient in many baked goods.
  • People in Ancient Rome valued cinnamon more than silver and gold, and spices remained a highly prized luxury good through the Middle Ages.