August 14 – National Creamsicle Day
Posted on August 14, 2012
National Creamsicle Day
Five Food Finds about the Creamsicle
- Creamsicle is a brand name for a different frozen dessert also owned by Unilever.
- Again on the same flat wooden stick, it is made as a single flat bar with a rounded end.
- The center is vanilla ice cream, covered by a layer of flavored ice. Creamsicle flavors include orange, blue raspberry, lime, grape and cherry.
- They are available in several varieties, including 100 Calorie Bars, Low Fat Bars, No Sugar Added Bars, and Sugar Free Bars.
- 50-50 bar is an alternative name for a Creamsicle.
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1873 The first issue of ‘Field & Stream’ was published.
1897 The largest sturgeon was caught, 1,387 pounds, in the Fraser River.
1941 Paul Sabatier died. Organic chemist. The margarine, oil hydrogenation and methanol industries grew out of his research.