National Chocolate Wafer Day is a food celebration held on July 3 of every year. National Chocolate Wafer Day is celebrated by chocolate lovers all over the country. The chocolate wafer is a thin, crispy cookie made in chocolate and is commonly used to make chocolate crumb crusts and icebox cakes. They usually taste bittersweet because of the cocoa flavor added to them. Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers is the most popular wafer in the country, with wafers being round and dark, and are considered America’s favorite. These wafers can be enjoyed separately or with ice creams and are also used as an ingredient in cakes, Oreos, and cheesecakes. Each country has its version of the chocolate wafer. Enjoy your favorite chocolate wafer with any food and with every meal.
“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” – Barbara Jordan
History of National Chocolate Wafer Day
The origination of National Chocolate Wafer Day remains obscure. It is believed to be created by a food company, i.e., National Biscuit Company (now known as Nabisco), to enhance their sales and also to market the chocolate wafer widely. In 1924, the chocolate wafers were begun sold by Nabisco in tins along with sugar wafers and ginger wafers. According to a Washington Post article, Nabisco’s published an advertisement in the year 1929 for chocolate wafers. The ad showed the wafers being refrigerated overnight with the whipped cream resulting in a mouthwatering dessert. In 1930, each tin had the recipe for refrigerated chocolate wafer roll printed on it. Thus the chocolate wafer evolved and reached popularity.
Other Celebrations on July 3
July 3 is also celebrated as
- National Eat Your Beans Day
- Disobedience Day
- Stay Out Of The Sun Day
- International Plastic Bag Free Day
- National Compliment Your Mirror Day
- National Build a Scarecrow Day
How to celebrate National Chocolate Wafer Day
Celebrate the day by having some of those chocolate wafers plainly or in any way you like. Buy a few tins of chocolate wafers and binge eat the wafer with any food you come across. Chocolate wafers are easier when bought, but these wafers go out of stock often, so be ready to make them at home. Home-baked wafers have the advantage of being fresh and free from preservatives. You can use these wafers to make a variety of dishes like pie crust, cookie sandwiches, ice cream, or a snack. Chocolate wafers have a slightly bitter taste so you can add some flavors like vanilla or cinnamon. Celebrate the day with these delicious wafers and with some friends. Post pictures and share your National Chocolate Wafer Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #ChocolateWaferDay.
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