NATIONAL CINNAMON DAY

The holiday season warms up with National Cinnamon Day on November 1st. It’s the spice that ushers in a season while being versatile all year long. What other spice flavors the holidays than cinnamon? Of course, cinnamon’s quintessential warmth fills our homes with welcoming scents like no other. For generations, cinnamon elicits fond memories of …
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Chocolate Cupcake Day

National Chocolate Cupcake Day on October 18th annually celebrates the sweetness of small chocolate cakes. With a dollop of frosting, one sweet serving satisfying chocolate and dessert lovers! Cupcakes have also been known to be called: Fairy Cakes Patty Cakes Cup Cakes (different from Cupcakes (one-word)) Cupcakes can be traced back to 1796 when a …
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NATIONAL WHITE CHOCOLATE DAY – September 22

Satisfy your sweet tooth on National White Chocolate Day on September 22nd. Enjoy it with pretzels or drizzled on pastries. It’s a versatile confection with many ways to celebrate! Since white chocolate does not contain cocoa solids, it is not chocolate in the strictest sense. During the process of manufacturing chocolate, the dark-colored solids of …
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NATIONAL WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE DAY

National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day on March 6th offers another way to celebrate one of our favorite desserts.  Cheesecake is a sweet dessert that is a mixture of soft fresh cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs and sugar on a crust made from crushed graham crackers, crushed cookies, pastry or sponge cake. Cheesecakes can …
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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED ANYTHING DAY – December 16

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED ANYTHING DAY If you are a chocolate lover, December 16th is your day!  If you could cover anything in chocolate, what would it be? It’s National Chocolate Covered Anything Day! There are so many foods that are improved by covering them in chocolate, we do not have time to list them all.  So …
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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY – August 4

On August 4th, National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day gives us an opportunity to dunk American’s #1 favorite cookie. Whether yours are homemade or storebought, pour a glass of milk and enjoy. Without chocolate chips, the cookie would still be number one. Or would it? For that reason, we also recognize Ruth Graves Wakefield on National …
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NATIONAL BROWNIES AT BRUNCH MONTH – August

No one should ever need an excuse to eat a brownie in the morning, but if you do, August is National Brownies At Brunch Month! We’re not sure where the original brownie came from, but we like to  celebrate brownies, a few times a year. Chewy, fudgy, chocolatey, what’s not to love? One legend has …
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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP DAY

On May 15th, we recognize a morsel of a thing.  It’s National Chocolate Chip Day!   Have you ever wondered if an ingredient would work in a recipe? It is hard to imagine where we would be without the invention of chocolate chips. In 1937, Ruth Graves Wakefield of Whitman Massachusetts must have been curious …
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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 HOT CHOCOLATE DAY

Every year on January 31, National Hot Chocolate Day warms people up across the country. Try celebrating this, timeless cold-weather beverage. Hot chocolate is a warm beverage made with ground chocolate, heated milk or water, and sugar. In America, we often use the terms hot chocolate and hot cocoa interchangeably. However, the two beverages are …
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