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National Devil Dog Day

Celebrate National Devil Dog Day with a delicious snack - get your hands on some devilishly delectable devil dogs today!
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April 27
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Celebrate National Devil Dog Day on April 27th with your favorite devil dog treat! This day was created to honor the delicious snack cake known as the Devil Dog, which has been around since 1918. The Devil Dog is a yellow sponge cake filled with creamy chocolate icing and topped with a red devil face made of candy sprinkles. It's the perfect combination of sweet and fun, and it's sure to be a hit at any celebration – big or small. So don't miss out on this chance to enjoy one of America's most beloved snacks!

History of National Devil Dog Day

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National Devil Dog Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1918</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Devil Dog Cake Birth</div><div class='timeline-text'>The devil dog snack cake, a yellow sponge cake filled with creamy chocolate icing, was first introduced.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Growing Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>Devil dogs gained considerable popularity during this period, becoming a snack staple in many American households.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950s-60s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Brand Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>Major food brands began production and distribution of the snack, increasing its national recognition.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nutritional Concerns Raise</div><div class='timeline-text'>As health consciousness increased in the US, brands began creating lower-fat versions of devil dogs and other snacks.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Retro Revival</div><div class='timeline-text'>There was a resurgence in popularity for retro foods, including devil dogs, leading to a renewed interest in this classic snack.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Devil Dog Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Devil Dog Day was established to celebrate this classic American snack, and is celebrated annually on April 27th.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Devil Dog Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake a special Devil Dog Cake</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Show your love for Devil Dogs by baking a special cake to celebrate National Devil Dog Day. You can use a boxed mix or get creative and make a homemade version with devil dogs and other ingredients.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Invite friends over for a Devil Dog Party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and family together to celebrate National Devil Dog Day with an all day party. Decorate the room with Devil Dogs, play some games, and have snacks and drinks with Devil Dogs as the star of the show.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on a Devil Dog Scavenger Hunt</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Create a fun scavenger hunt that revolves around Devil Dogs. Hide clues and prizes around the house or in the neighborhood that involve finding a certain number of Devil Dogs or other related items.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own Devil Dogs</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making your own Devil Dogs is an excellent way to celebrate National Devil Dog Day. You'll need cake mix, eggs, oil, and water. Mix everything together, form into logs, cut into equal sized pieces, and bake until golden brown.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Have a Devil Dog Eating Contest</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Who can eat the most Devil Dogs? Have fun on National Devil Dog Day by hosting an eating contest to see who can eat the most in one sitting! Make sure to have some prizes for the winners and lots of napkins for everyone.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Devil Dog Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Devil Dogs are a delicious treat</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The devil dog has been an American favorite since the 1920s. It's the perfect combination of light and fluffy cake filled with creamy chocolate icing that's guaranteed to melt in your mouth! Plus, they make for a great afternoon snack or after-dinner dessert.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Devil Dogs come in all shapes & sizes</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether you're looking for something bite-sized or supersized, there's a devil dog out there for everyone! Mini-devil dogs make for a great grab-and–go snack, while giant ones satisfy even the strongest sweet tooth.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Devil Dogs bring people together</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing brings people together quite like sharing a few devil dogs! Whether it's at a party, get together or family reunion, everyone is sure to love these tasty treats. So grab a box of devil dogs and enjoy some quality time with friends and family this National Devil Dog Day!</p></div></div>

5 Delectable Facts for National Devil Dog Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Drake's Devil Dogs were Named after a WW1 Battalion</h3><p class='facts-content'>In tribute to a courageous group of U.S. Marines who were nicknamed "Devil Dogs" during World War I, the classic snack got its rather ominous name.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Devil Dogs hold a place in the Favorite Snack Hall of Fame</h3><p class='facts-content'>The taste, texture, and nostalgia attached to Devil Dogs make them a perennial favorite, which has secured their spot in America's Favorite Snack Food Hall of Fame.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>They are Devilishly Delicious in more than One Way</h3><p class='facts-content'>Although traditionally made with chocolate, Devil Dogs' flavor profiles have expanded over the years and now come in many fun and diverse flavors like vanilla, strawberry, and mint.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Devil Dog Shape was Inspired by Hotdog Sandwiches</h3><p class='facts-content'>It is said that the unique log-like shape of the Devil Dog was inspired by sandwiches made with hot dogs, making them easily handheld and perfect for quick snacking.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Devil Dogs are Part of Popular Culture</h3><p class='facts-content'>Being so universally loved has earned Devil Dogs mentions in various popular culture avenues including TV shows, books, and movies over many decades.</p></div></div>

National Devil Dog Day FAQs

When is National Devil Dog Day?

National Devil Dog Day is celebrated on April 27 every year. In 2024 National Devil Dog Day will occur on a Saturday.

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