Earlier this week we talked about the benefits of eating apples, and how the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is actually true. Check out that story here. Well now, the folks at Shane Co. have taken your regular apple and transformed it into delicious apple treats. Though the question remains, which apple treat ranked the best in each state? Because while everyone may love the classic apple pie, you also have well-liked apple cider donuts and even caramelized apples!
The method used in Shane. Co’s study compared the google trends of some of the most popular apple treats in each state to determine how often they are being searched as well as during what seasons they are being searched. So, before we go bobbing for Jersey’s favorite apple treat let’s see which one was the most popular across the country. To nobody’s surprise, we have a tie, but we didn’t see these treats coming. Apple Cheesecake and Apple Strudel were both tied with six states saying that they are the best apple treat to enjoy.
New Jersey alongside states like Maryland, Ohio, and Missouri voted for apple cheesecake, and looking at the data November is when this fall treat is searched the most, meanwhile, apple strudel is more of an October treat. In second place we have apple fritters which gained the favor of five states. Oh, and that classic apple pie, turns out has been pushed aside for other treats as it was only chosen by two states.
I’m not exactly sure where I stand on the apple debate, but if I had to pick a side, I would lean more towards the apple strudel side. Though you can’t go wrong with any treat that has apples in the mix, as it’s the perfect way to say you’re eating healthy while enjoying some of your favorite fall treats. To see the full study click here.
How do you like them apples?
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