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NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY – September 6

National Coffee Ice Cream Day - September 6

National Coffee Ice Cream Day – September 6

NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY

If you are a coffee lover and a lover of ice cream, than today is your lucky day!  Today is a food holiday that is annually celebrated on September 6, it is National Coffee Ice Cream Day.

This creamy and caffeinated ice cream treat is sure to satisfy your taste buds.  There are those that are not a fan of cold coffee, however when it is whipped with cream and sugar, it takes on a magical taste of it’s own.

Coffee ice cream has been around for many years.  In 1869, coffee ice cream was used in parfait and a recipe appeared in a 1919 cookbook for an Egg Coffee, consisting of cream, crushed ice and coffee syrup.

According to Foodtimeline.org, coffee ice cream has been a standard flavor on the Howard Johnson’s restaurant menu since at least the 1960′s, along with vanilla, chocolate, banana, macaroon and coconut.

HAVE A GREAT COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY!

CELEBRATE

To celebrate National Coffee Ice Cream Day, try one of the “tried and true” coffee ice cream dessert recipes:

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/coffee-ice-cream-fudge-cake/
http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/dulce-de-leche-mocha-ice-cream-dessert/c9aae1e7-4f55-44a1-b456-45f36c232a9e
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Smores-Coffee-and-Fudge-Ice-Cream-Cake-102836

Post on social media using #CoffeeIceCreamDay to alert others.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Coffee Ice Cream Day, an “unofficial” national holiday

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