Saturday, October 14, 2023

Today is National Dessert Day!

Most children will say their favorite part of any meal is dessert (and maybe many adults, too?)! Well, today is the day to enjoy this "favorite part" as it is National Dessert Day! Before we look at ways to celebrate (and of course they are obvious - and tasty), let's look at a few fun dessert facts from nationaltoday(dot)com - did you know . . .

  • 2,520 square feet — the length of the world’s largest gingerbread house. 
  • 35.8 million — the number of calories in the length of the world’s largest gingerbread house. 

  • 9,000 pounds — the weight of the world’s biggest chocolate bar made in Armenia. 
  • 150,000 gallons — the amount of water mixed with chocolate and cream to create the chocolate river in the movie “Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.” 
  • 2001 — the year when Jell-O was declared Utah’s official snack. 
  • $700 million — the worth of the pies sold every year. 
  • 18 pounds — the amount of chocolate eaten by the average Swiss citizen.
Now for celebrating this tasty day - prepare your favorite desserts (or buy them), gather the ones you love, and enjoy! It is National Dessert Day, so enjoy a dessert!

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