National Parfait Day is observed on November 25 of every year. Parfait is a French word that means “perfect”, and this refers to a type of frozen dessert that began in 1894. There is no wonder that this dish makes a perfect dessert, snack, or meal. This unofficial holiday is dedicated to this delicious frozen dessert of French origin. Even though parfaits were initially served on decorative plates, nowadays, they are usually layered in tall and thin glasses.
“Parfait’s may be the most delicious thing on the whole damn planet“
History of National Parfait Day
The exact origin and the founder of National Parfait Day are still unknown. This day is dedicated to this awesome dessert, and nowadays, there are many varieties of parfait available, which is different from the original parfait recipe that began in France in the 19th century. In the USA, parfait refers to both traditional French Parfait desserts and to American parfait. American parfaits are made by layering ice cream with fresh fruits, granola, yogurt, nuts, and whipped cream, and in the northern United States and Canada, these delicious desserts are also made by using yogurt layered with fresh fruits like strawberries, peaches, or blueberries or nuts and the word “yogurt parfait” is popular in few places in America and it is eaten for breakfast or it is eaten as a snack.
Other Celebrations on November 25
November 25 is also celebrated as
- Shopping Reminder Day
- International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
- International Aura Awareness Day
- Small Business Saturday
How to Celebrate National Parfait Day
Celebrate the day by eating your favorite Parfait as a dessert or snack, you can also arrange for a get-together at home and make your own version of parfait and share them with your family members and friends. Then, take pictures while eating parfait and post them on social media also share your thoughts about this day with others by using the hashtag #NationalParfaitDay.
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