National Chocolate Milkshake Day is feasted on celebrated on September 12th of every year. Is there someone who doesn’t like a milkshake? It’s a day for the chocolate lovers. Need any extra reason to celebrate this day? Why wait? Taste the ever lovable chocolate drink on this special day to make the National Chocolate Milkshake Day complete.
“If I can’t suck your milkshake through a straw, it’s not a milkshake–it’s a glass of ice cream.” – Bill Maher
History of National Chocolate Milkshake Day
The history and origin of National Chocolate Milkshake Day are unknown. A milkshake is called a thick shake or frappe. It is a cold beverage prepared by blending milk or ice cream with sweetening agents and flavorings like chocolate. Chocolate milkshake is made by blending the chocolate syrup or the cocoa powder with ice cream or milk. The term “milkshake” was first time used in print was in the year 1885. At this time, the milkshake was referred to as an alcoholic beverage. It was an alcoholic drink labeled as a “sturdy, healthful eggnog type of drink.”
The alcoholic drink was a blend of eggs, whiskey, and other ingredients. pharmacies served it as a tonic and treat. In the early 1900s, milkshakes were popular at soda fountain counters which are smooth, thick and creamy. It is now a mainstay at the ice cream shops, diners, and fast food restaurants all over the world. A Wahlgreen’s employee in 1922 had added Horlick’s malted milk powder which resulted in the first malted shake. In 1922, Steven Poplawski had invented the electric blender. The blender made the texture of milkshakes attained the frothy airy consistency.
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How to Celebrate National Chocolate Milkshake Day
Celebrating National Chocolate Milkshake Day is very simple. Go to your favorite ice cream parlor and order for a chocolate milkshake. Had your lunch or dinner in a restaurant? You can drink chocolate milkshake too. You can prepare a homemade milkshake too. Get the ready-made chocolate milkshake powder and fill up the large glass for your family. Post and share your Chocolate Milkshake Day celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #NatioanlChocolateMilkshakeDay.