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The sweet National Fudge Day is celebrated on June 16. Indulge your taste receptors with a refined dessert that sets up a romantic mood.

The History

Legends of the holiday say the dessert originated when a pastry chef, whose name has disappeared in time, intended to make caramel. The master made a mistake in the ratio of ingredients and created an unusual dessert in a wood-burning oven. The treat became widespread at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries: young girls and college students made it everywhere.

Interesting Facts

The state of Michigan regularly hosts a Fudge Festival. Profile shops provide a huge selection of sweets from the manufacturer, a real feast of taste!

  1. The celebration is associated with holding folk festivals, contests, and lotteries.
  2. At festive events, guests have the opportunity to get acquainted with the rules of cooking fudge and taste signature cocktails.
  3. Fudge in liquid consistency is used as ice cream sauce, a special treat for connoisseurs!
  4. Favorite American flavors of fudge: chocolate, strawberry, nut, mint, cherry, raspberry, coconut, and vanilla.

Fudge is difficult to make: it is necessary to control the temperature at different stages, observe strict portions of the ingredients, and monitor the consistency of the syrup.

How to take part

Make fudge with a recipe passed down through generations, inherited from a grandmother in a handwritten cookbook. If there is no inspiration, buy the handmade dessert at a grocery store, present it to a loved one or office colleague, taking care to put it in a beautiful package in advance. This touching gesture will brighten up the festive day.

When is National Fudge Day celebrated in 2022?

National Fudge Day is observed on June 16 each year.

Observations

WeekdayMonthDayYear
ThursdayJune162022
FridayJune162023
SundayJune162024
MondayJune162025