National Spumoni Day
About National Spumoni Day
When is National Spumoni Day? This holiday is always observed on August 21
Italian Spumoni Ice Cream is a real treat on a hot summer day or any day. And it’s August, so of course the weather is still hot. If you need another reason to enjoy some Italian ice cream, then you’ve got it. Today is National Spumoni Day, an August 21 holiday.
Spumoni is an Italian ice cream, originating in Naples, Italy. It was brought to America by immigrants in 1870. While it is enjoyed any day of the year, many people consider it a Christmas-time dessert or treat.
Spumoni is made of layers of ice cream (usually vanilla, but sometimes chocolate) candied fruits, cherries, and nuts. Pistachios are commonly used. Whipped cream is included in some recipes.
Did You Know? Canada celebrates Spumoni Day on November 13.
Certainly, you know how to celebrate National Spumoni Day? Have some Spumoni ice cream!
How to Celebrate and Participate in National Spumoni Day
Here are some ideas on how you can celebrate National Spumoni Day:
- Enjoy spumoni ice cream.
- Eat it at home.
- Go to an ice cream shop, restaurant, or grocery store.
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History and Origin of National Spumoni Day
We know that Spumoni was first created in Naples, Italy. Too good to be kept a secret, Spumoni has become popular worldwide.
Our research did not find identify an individual or group claiming to have created this day.
We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a “National” day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
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