National Strawberry Sundae Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated around the United States on July 7 of every year. On the day, people can enjoy strawberry ice cream with strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries, and whipped cream. Strawberry Sundae is an ice cream dessert made with strawberries, and strawberry flavored ice creams. Take today as an opportunity to spend some time eating this strawberry sundae. Strawberries are widely liked and consumed by Americans. July is hot, and it would be the perfect time to have a cold sundae. As strawberries are filled with vitamin C, it will be the best nutrition-filled dessert for summer. So enjoy a strawberry sundae with all the meals of the day.
“I’ll be clickin’ by your house about two forty-five, Sidewalk Sundae Strawberry Surprise.” -Tom Waits
History of National Strawberry Sundae Day
The origin and the creator of the day remain in the dark. However, it is believed that strawberry ice cream was first served in 1813, at the second inauguration of James Madison. During the medieval period, strawberry was considered as food that brings peace & prosperity. Various U.S cities still debate the origination of strawberry sundae. But this day must have been chosen because July is when strawberries ripe and are harvested and when strawberries are widely used in many recipes. So to beat the heat strawberries are used in ice creams and happen to be a favorite dessert of the month.
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How to celebrate the day
Celebrate National Strawberry Sundae Day by making a homemade strawberry sundae. Make the strawberry sundae with many variations and enjoy it with your family and loved ones, you can also invite your friends and neighbors to share with them. You can add few strawberry-based dishes to the menus like soups, jam, cake, shakes, etc. You can also enjoy your favorite strawberry sundae in your regular ice cream parlor. Post pictures and share your National Strawberry Sundae Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #StrawberrySundaeDay.
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