National Peanut Cluster Day comes on 8th of March every year. Peanuts are the best to eat with both sweet and salty tastes. And that is the reason for the availability of so many wide varieties of peanuts treats. Peanut cluster is one such type of candy that is prepared of melted chocolate and salted peanuts. Undoubtedly, peanuts with melted chocolate are one healthy delicious sweet combination loved by many people. National Peanut Cluster Day celebrates the Peanut Cluster which is a perfect cluster of sweet chocolate and lightly salted peanuts.
“I love to eat, and I love sweets… like chocolate. But I do work out.” – Alessandra Ambrosio
History of National Peanut Cluster Day
The history and origin of the National Peanut Cluster Day are unknown. There is no mention of the creator and the first occurrence of this Day anywhere. Although there is no official record found about the origin of the peanut clusters, historians believe that the Americans have introduced the candy. They began to produce the first peanut clusters with honey or caramel, and it wasn’t made out of chocolate covering. Peanut Cluster is a combination of melted chocolate and peanuts. It is a candy formed out of sweet chocolate and salted peanuts most often. There are other peanut clusters available, and they are made with peanut and caramel or peanut and butterscotch combinations.
During the 1930s, Elmo Lanzi invented the first machine to dip the peanut clusters in chocolate. The machine has been designed in such a way that it automates the slow process of hand-enrobing and thus came the machine-made chocolate covered peanut clusters. The peanut is otherwise called as groundnut or goober is the most favourite nuts consumed all over the world and especially in the USA. Chocolate is one of the most popular food types and flavours in the world. Both these peanuts and chocolate are used in wide range of confectioneries, and peanut cluster is one among them.
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How to Celebrate National Peanut Cluster Day
Celebrating the National Peanut Cluster Day is quite simple. Fill up your mouth with pieces of peanut cluster and delight yourself with its taste. Visit a local shop to buy the peanut clusters for you and your family members. Those who have patience can try making the homemade peanut clusters in your home using your hand. Get to know more about the peanut clusters and its making from a trusted source. Melt chocolate and add peanuts to it and stir it. Take a spoonful of peanut cluster and drop it on the foil paper. Serve your family and friends with this mouthwatering temptation of peanut cluster. You can share your Peanut Cluster Day celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #PeanutClusterDay.
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