National Vanilla Pudding Day - May 22
Wed, May 22, 2024

National Vanilla Pudding Day

National Vanilla Pudding Day is an American holiday dedicated to this amazing dessert. It’s time to let go of your thoughts about weight loss and strict diets, this holiday will not allow you to ignore the taste of delicate vanilla pudding! It is celebrated annually on May 22.


The history of National Vanilla Pudding Day is devoid of details. The origin of the dish itself is accompanied by several versions. One of them takes us back to the 18th century in Britain. There, the dish was prepared on the basis of boiled oatmeal in the broth. Nuts, honey, and dried plums were also in the recipe. It was often prepared by royal cooks.

Another version generally says that the pudding was made from canned meat. They supplemented the dough base with the addition of prunes. Despite the absence of dessert features of the dish, it had sugar and spices.

In the United States, puddings began to be made at the end of the 19th century. The classic recipe for sweet pudding involves cooking it in a water bath. Thanks to this method, it is possible to achieve a delicate, airy texture.

Interesting facts

  • In 1918, pre-packaged puddings with different flavors were available in stores in the United States.
  • In addition to vanilla pudding, strawberry and chocolate flavors are very popular.
  • The popularity of puddings in the United States came from the early 1950s. Many variations of this dish appeared.

How to celebrate

Visit cafes or restaurants to enjoy the taste of freshly made vanilla pudding. You can also buy a ready-made dessert at the store. Try making your own vanilla pudding. You can easily find recipes on the Internet.

Tell people about the holiday on social networks. Ask users if they’ve tried vanilla pudding. What were their impressions?

When is National Vanilla Pudding Day Celebrated in 2024?

National Vanilla Pudding Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on May the 22nd each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday May 22 2024
Thursday May 22 2025

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