80 days, 10 hours, 50 minutes, 22 secs left until National Creamsicle Day on Sunday, 14th August, 2016
August the 14th is National Creamsicle Day. This is one of the most ridiculous and bizarre holidays of all. But sometimes, this is the kind of thing which makes life more meaningful. In the humdrum of our daily life, we need some kind of diversion to break the monotony. One unique way of doing this is to do it with a favorite food item. So, this is how National Creamsicle day came into existence.
Creamsicles were invented by the brand “Popsicle”, but later due to their extreme popularity took on their own brand name, “Creamsicle” and later became a common word. The creamsicle is a good snack or dessert to enjoy on a hot summer’s day.
Even though the origin of National Creamsicle Day is not known, the invention of the creamsicle is documented. This frozen dessert was invented by Frank Eppperson in 1905, who was successful in his experiment of enclosing vanilla ice cream with a layer of frozen fruit juice when he was 11 years old. He called his invention the “Epsicle” which later became “popsicle”, “creamsicle” and even “dreamsicle”.
The first and most obvious activity is to make creamsicles. In order to do this, a recipe for creamsicles is given below:
You do not have to make creamsicles but can buy them from a shop. But eat them you must, for today it is National Creamsicle Day.
So, take some time off on the 14th of August to give the creamsicle the importance it deserves. It is the season for this tasty, frozen desert. You can do your bit towards promoting the popularity of the creamsicle on this day by creating activities and participating in any such related events. So join in the fun on National Creamsicle Day – it only comes once a year.