National Chocolate Pudding Day is a food observance celebrated in the United States every June 26. Chocolate pudding is usually enjoyed as a snack or dessert and is also used for the fillings of the chocolate creme pie. In America, chocolate pudding means chocolate flavored custard, and in Britain, chocolate pudding is made like a cake, and the word pudding refers to dessert. Chocolate pudding is enjoyed by all age groups all around the world. As June is officially summer, it can be the best dessert to enjoy. These puddings can be made quickly and quickly, and it also goes well with other desserts like ice cream, whipped cream, and fruits. So cherish this day with chocolate pudding.
“The first bowl of chocolate pudding was too hot, but Goldilocks ate it all anyway because, hey, it’s chocolate pudding, right?” – Mo Willems
History of National Chocolate Pudding Day
The history of National Chocolate Pudding Day is not clear. In the 17th century, these puddings were a moist cake and were served after dinner. In the mid 19th century, an English chemist named Alfred Bird developed an egg-free custard powder and made it easy for everyone to make the delicious pudding and later became popular all around the world. Earlier, according to the 1903 edition of Mary Harris Frazer’s Kentucky Receipt Book and the 1918 edition of Fannie Farmer’s Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, chocolate pudding was made using both eggs and flour and was called chocolate custard, and instead, starch is used to make chocolate pudding. In 1934, a dessert called Walter Baker’s Dessert was made by General Foods introducing chocolate pudding to the world. In 1936, it was renamed Pickle’s Pudding.
Other celebrations on June 26
June 26 is also celebrated as
- National Beautician’s Day
- National Canoe Day
- International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
How to celebrate National Chocolate Pudding Day
Celebrate this day by enjoying those Chocolate puddings as a dessert or as a snack. Take this day as an excuse to eat as many as of this pudding. One can try these at home as they are quite simple and easy to make. You can also buy them at your favorite place. You can invite your friends over to share some with them. There are a lot of variations to this dish so why not use this day to try them. You can also surprise sweet tooth friends of yours with delicious chocolate pudding. Post pictures and share your National Chocolate Pudding Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #ChocolatePuddingDay.
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