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National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, celebrated on July 1, will add variety to everyday life, because on this day you can taste unusual types of ice cream. Many people know that now there is a huge variety of flavors of ice cream, but not everyone has the courage to try them. Moreover, some combinations seem too strange: ice cream flavored with sweet corn and salted butter or strawberry flavored with jalapenos.

The History

Over the past few decades, hundreds and thousands of different creative flavors of ice cream have been invented by culinary specialists. Among them there are both very tasty and very strange, although these have their fans. The USA is the world leader in the consumption of ice cream, because here one person eats about 48 pints of this dessert a year. National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day has been celebrated since 1984, when this holiday was declared by the national president Ronald Reagan.

Every year, thousands of ice cream lovers try interesting flavors of this delicacy. The most admired flavors are raspberry, coconut, caramel, peanut butter and others. The craziest flavors are considered to be crocodile egg, caramelized brown bread, garlic, octopus, shrimp, bacon and pizza. Do not forget that in addition to the traditional frozen ice cream, there is also deep-fried, where the core is kept cold, and a crispy crust forms on the outside.

Fun facts

On the occasion of National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, here are some fun facts to remember:

  • ice cream was invented in ancient Greece in the 5th century AD;
  • the first documented ice cream recipe dates back to 1665 and included a method for making this treat from orange blossoms;
  • in 1881, traditional vanilla ice cream began to be supplemented with various syrups, additives and side dishes.

How to celebrate

The best way to celebrate this holiday is with your own gastronomic experiment. You just have to think about any vegetables, fruits or other ingredients, and you will surely come across ice cream with such flavors soon. National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day allows you to get to know your own taste preferences better, because until you try the unique taste of ice cream, you will never know whether you like it or not. You can taste this delicacy at home or in a cafe, with friends or family.

When is National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day Celebrated in 2022?

National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 1st each year.