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National Frozen Custard Day

August 8

National Frozen Custard Day - August 8

At the heart of National Frozen Custard Day is a cold treat loved by many people. At first glance, frozen custard looks like ice cream, but the taste of these desserts is different. However, nothing prevents you from enjoying both on this holiday.


Custard is a very ancient invention of mankind, the origins of which date back to the Roman period. In the 17th century, custard began to be served as an independent dish. It was only in 1919 that they guessed to freeze it: it was done by enterprising ice cream sellers. They quickly noticed that, compared to ice cream, cream had a softer texture and melted much more slowly. Buyers appreciated this original idea.

National Frozen Custard Day draws attention to an unusual dessert, encouraging people to try it. Most find it very tasty.

Interesting facts

  • Custard comes in a variety of densities, from thin to very thick. This greatly affects its consistency in the frozen state.
  • Frozen cream does not store well even in the freezer: it must be eaten immediately.
  • Most of all, this dessert is loved in Wisconsin.

How to celebrate

Make a refreshing creamy treat yourself, order it in a cafe or buy it in a store. It depends on your preferences. Offer to try a cold dessert to a person who has not tried it yet, and ask what he likes more: frozen cream or ice cream?

Sign up for pastry courses to learn how to cook several variations of your favorite treat and other equally tasty and original desserts. Courses can be replaced with online training videos or cookbooks.

When is National Frozen Custard Day celebrated in 2022?

National Frozen Custard Day is observed on August 8 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday August 8 2022
Tuesday August 8 2023
Thursday August 8 2024
Friday August 8 2025
Saturday August 8 2026


August 8
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United States

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