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National Rocky Road Day

Indulge in the deliciousness of National Rocky Road Day - enjoy your favorite ice cream flavor with marshmallows, nuts and chocolate!
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June 2
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It's time to get excited for National Rocky Road Day on June 2! This day was established in honor of one of the most popular ice cream flavors of all time – and we can guarantee it'll be a sweet treat. The origins of this delicious flavor date back to 1929, when William Dreyer and Joseph Edy created Rocky Road Ice Cream as a way to use up excess ingredients. The combination of marshmallows, chocolate, and nuts has been a favorite ever since. So don't miss out on the chance to celebrate with your favorite bowl (or cone!) of Rocky Road Ice Cream.

History of National Rocky Road Day

National Rocky Road Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1929</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Creation of Rocky Road Ice Cream</div><div class='timeline-text'>William Dreyer and Joseph Edy invented Rocky Road ice cream by combining marshmallows, chocolate, and nuts.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1948</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Rocky Road Candy</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Annabelle Candy Company created the Rocky Road candy bar, a popular sweet treat that mirrored the flavors of the ice cream.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1993</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ben & Jerry's Rocky Roadish</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ben & Jerry's introduced their own version of Rocky Road ice cream - Rocky Roadish, featuring thicker chunks of almonds and marshmallows.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2002</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Rocky Road Day Celebrated</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Rocky Road Day began to be officially celebrated every June 2 in honor of this all-time favorite ice cream flavor.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2017</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>New Rocky Road Variations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Variations of Rocky Road ice cream, including vegan and gluten-free versions, started gaining popularity among diverse consumer groups.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Rocky Road 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 rocky road cake</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Make a delicious rocky road cake in honor of National Rocky Road Day. Grab your favorite chocolate cake mix, add marshmallows and chocolate chips, and bake in the oven. Add some extra marshmallows and chocolate chips on top for a truly decadent treat.</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'>Create rocky road ice cream sandwiches</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Make your own rocky road ice cream sandwiches with two chocolate chip cookies, a scoop of ice cream, and some chopped up mini marshmallows. You can also add some chopped up nuts or chocolate chips for an extra crunch.</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'>Enjoy a rocky road milkshake</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Blend together some vanilla ice cream, mini marshmallows, chocolate syrup, and some crushed walnuts or almonds for a delicious Rocky Road milkshake. Top it off with some extra marshmallows and chocolate syrup for a truly indulgent treat.</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 some rocky road fudge</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Make your own homemade rocky road fudge with butter, sugar, vanilla extract, mini marshmallows, semi sweet chocolate chips, and chopped walnuts or almonds. This is sure to be a crowd pleaser.</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'>Go out for rocky road</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Search for your favorite ice cream shop that serves rocky road and head out for some delicious ice cream in honor of National Rocky Road Day.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Rocky Road 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'>Rocky road is delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>When it comes to ice cream, rocky road takes the cake. Creamy, chocolate, and full of crunchy nuts, marshmallows, and caramel pieces - what's not to love? Plus, it's one of those rare treats that can be enjoyed all year round, regardless of the season!</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'>It's easy to make at home</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>You don't have to go out for an ice cream cone to enjoy a tasty Rocky Road treat. Making rocky road at home is actually quite simple - just combine your favorite flavors into a bowl with some melted chocolate and you're good to go! So whip up a batch for your family today!</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'>Rocky road is customizable</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The great thing about Rocky Road is that it can be easily customized to suit individual tastes. Whether you prefer peanuts or almonds, dark chocolate or white chocolate; there are endless possibilities when it comes to building your own perfect Rocky Road sundae!</p></div></div>

Scoops of Fun: 5 Facts on Rocky Road

National Rocky Road Day FAQs

When is National Rocky Road Day?

National Rocky Road Day is celebrated on June 2 every year. In 2024 National Rocky Road Day will occur on a Sunday.

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