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National Coffee Milkshake Day

July 26

National Coffee Milkshake Day - July 26

National Coffee Milkshake Day is not without reason celebrated on the hottest day of the year – July 26th. Many enjoy the perfectly balanced combination of ice cream and coffee. Often gourmets call this cocktail a culinary work of art. So, discover the taste of summer for yourself.

The History

Milkshake appeared in 1885, this term was called an alcoholic drink that resembled an eggnog. It was prepared from whiskey, raw eggs and special seltzer water. Gradually, non-alcoholic drinks with the addition of syrups with different flavors – chocolate, cherry, strawberry, were called milkshakes, vanilla was the most common.

Until technological progress came up with a mixer, cocktails looked like this – crushed ice, milk, syrup with a certain taste, sugar. The first mixer appeared at the beginning of the 20th century, since then cocktails have acquired a homogeneous consistency familiar to the client. Already by 1930, drinks were sold in many stores and served in cafes.

Recipes for various cocktails

  • Italian – add espresso and a few drops of lemon juice to the milk base.
  • Vietnamese – mix coconut ice cream, condensed milk, add cubes of frozen coffee.
  • Mexican – dark coffee, cinnamon, orange extract are added to a regular milkshake.
  • Moroccan – dark coffee with cardamom, black pepper, nutmeg is added to the milk base. You can add cloves if you like the taste.
  • Tennessee coffee – 30 ml of Irish cream, pure whiskey and coffee liqueur are added to the cocktail.

How to celebrate

On such a hot day, throw a party and treat your friends with author’s recipes, arrange a contest for the most delicious recipe. As practice and culinary facts show, it is precisely such experiments that turn out to be the most successful. Visit your favorite cafe serving a coffee cocktail.

When is National Coffee Milkshake Day celebrated in 2022?

National Coffee Milkshake Day is observed on July 26 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday July 26 2022
Wednesday July 26 2023
Friday July 26 2024
Saturday July 26 2025
Sunday July 26 2026


July 26
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United States

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