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National Strawberry Sundae Day

Indulge in the sweetest treat this National Strawberry Sundae Day - topped with fresh strawberries and creamy ice cream for a delicious combination!
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Get ready to indulge in some delicious strawberry sundaes on July 7th for National Strawberry Sundae Day! This day celebrates the classic treat that has been around since the late 1800's. It is believed that the strawberry sundae was created by a man named Robert Green, who added strawberries and ice cream to his menu at a Fourth of July celebration in 1892. Since then, the sweet concoction has become a favorite of many, with flavors ranging from vanilla to chocolate and even coffee-flavored ice cream. So mark your calendar and get ready for some sweet treats!

History of National Strawberry Sundae Day

National Strawberry Sundae Day Dates

National Strawberry Sundae Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1892</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of the Strawberry Sundae</div><div class='timeline-text'>Robert Green added strawberries and ice cream together for a Fourth of July celebration menu, manifesting the first-known strawberry sundae.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Popularization of Sundaes</div><div class='timeline-text'>Sundaes, including the strawberry variant, bloomed in popularity across the United States as ice cream shops and soda fountains became commonplace.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1934</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Emergence of Sundae Varieties</div><div class='timeline-text'>The mid-1930's saw the invention of numerous sundaes, like banana split and hot fudge sundaes, which further increased interest in strawberry sundaes.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1951</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Trader Vic's Strawberry Sundae Fame</div><div class='timeline-text'>The renowned San Francisco restaurant Trader Vic's gained notoriety for its extravagant strawberry sundae served in a tall glass.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1984</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Frozen Yogurt Trend Boosts Sundaes</div><div class='timeline-text'>The frozen yogurt trend boosted sales of all sundaes, including the strawberry sundae, as health-conscious consumers craved healthier dessert alternatives.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Strawberry Sundae Day Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>Recognized as a national holiday, National Strawberry Sundae Day is celebrated annually on July 7, honoring a dessert that has become part of American culinary legacy.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Strawberry Sundae 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'>Make your own sundae</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Nothing says celebration like making your own sundae. Get some fresh strawberries and whip up your favorite ice cream. Find the perfect toppings and make your own unique sundae.</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'>Visit a local ice cream shop</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Visit a local ice cream shop and try out their take on strawberry sundae. Many local shops create unique flavors and combinations that you can't find anywhere else.</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 out for strawberry shortcake</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Instead of a traditional sundae, go out for strawberry shortcake. Enjoy a taste of summer all year round with this classic dessert.</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 strawberry milkshakes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Blend some fresh strawberries into a creamy milkshake. Add a scoop of ice cream and you've got the perfect treat.</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'>Try strawberry sorbet</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you're looking for something lighter, try out some strawberry sorbet. It's light, refreshing, and the perfect way to cool off on a hot day.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Strawberry Sundae 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'>Strawberries are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>There's nothing quite like biting into a juicy, ripe strawberry. Their sweet flavor and refreshing taste make them the perfect topping for any sundae. Plus, they're full of antioxidants and vitamin C, making them a healthy indulgence!</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'>Sundaes are customizable</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>When it comes to creating the perfect sundae, anything goes! Whether you prefer creamy vanilla ice cream or something more adventurous, like espresso or salted caramel, you can top it off with strawberries and nuts for a truly delicious treat.</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'>Sundaes are fun to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making a strawberry sundae is a great activity to do with friends or family. You can customize your own creations and have a unique twist on an old favorite. Plus, there's no mess to clean up afterwards - just deliciousness all around!</p></div></div>

5 Scrumptious Facts for Strawberry Sundae Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Sundae was Named After Sunday</h3><p class='facts-text'>In the late 1800s, soda fountain proprietors created a special ice cream treat that complied with blue laws prohibiting the sale of soda on Sundays. They substituted syrup for the soda and called this treat, you guessed it, a "Sundae!"</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>"Strawberries and Cream" is a Traditional English Dessert</h3><p class='facts-text'>A precursor to the strawberry sundae, strawberries and cream has been a classic English dessert since the time of Tudor King Henry VIII. The delicious combination features prominently at the Wimbledon tennis tournament.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>The World’s Tallest Ice Cream Cone was over 9 feet tall</h3><p class='facts-text'>Although not a sundae, this record-breaking ice cream creation might give you an idea for a new way to enjoy your strawberry sundae. In 2015, an Italian man made it into the Guinness World Records by constructing a cone over 9 feet tall!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Strawberries are the First Fruit to Ripen in the Spring</h3><p class='facts-text'>Perfectly timed for National Strawberry Sundae Day in July, strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring. They tend to peak during April and June, so by July your strawberries will be perfectly ripe for your sundae!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Variations of Sundaes Can Be Found Worldwide</h3><p class='facts-text'>While we celebrate the strawberry sundae in the U.S., variations of this sweet treat can be found worldwide. Some countries add fruits and jellies, while others even include ingredients like sweet beans or cornflakes!</p></div></div>

National Strawberry Sundae Day FAQs

When is National Strawberry Sundae Day?

National Strawberry Sundae Day is celebrated on July 7th every year. In 2024 National Strawberry Sundae Day will occur on a Sunday.

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