NATIONAL TRUFFLE DAY – May 2

On May 2nd, National Truffle Day serves up a deliciously sweet treat and places the chocolate truffle in the spotlight. Traditionally, chocolatiers make this sweet confection with a chocolate ganache center coated in chocolate, icing, cocoa powder, chopped nuts, or coconut. They may fill the truffle with other yummy surprises. For example, some candy makers …
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NATIONAL JELLY BEAN DAY – April 22

Who can resist a handful of sweet jelly beans on National Jelly Bean Day? Well on April 22nd each year, you really don’t have to resist at all. As a celebration, enjoying them is a must!    While candies made in a similar manner existed before the jelly bean, Boston confectioner William Schrafft made them …
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NATIONAL CANDY CANE DAY – December 26

National Candy Cane Day on December 26th gives candy lovers a day to celebrate the red and white striped candies found abundantly during the holidays.  In 1844, a recipe for a straight peppermint candy stick, which was white with colored stripes, was published. However, some stories tell of all-white candy sticks in much earlier times. …
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