National Chocolate Pudding Day 2020 - Important Date, History, Facts & How to celebrate Chocolate Pudding Day

National Chocolate Pudding Day 2020 - On 26 June 2020, National Chocolate Pudding Day is observed to enjoy the creamy chocolate pudding in the summer. Get the information about the History of National Chocolate Pudding Day, chocolate pudding, facts & how to celebrate National Chocolate Pudding Day 2020 from this article.

Keerthana | Updated Jun 25, 2020 13:49 PM

National Chocolate Pudding Day 2020 - Important Date, History, Facts & How to celebrate Chocolate Pudding Day

National Chocolate Pudding Day 2020 

National Chocolate Pudding Day is celebrated on June 26 every year. National Chocolate Pudding Day 2020 is aimed to celebrate the dessert which is enjoyed by people across the world. People in the United States celebrate the National Chocolate Pudding Day.

The term pudding refers to dessert. Chocolate pudding is normally eaten as a snack or dessert and is also used for chocolate cream pie fillings. Chocolate pudding in America means custard flavored dessert. In Britain, chocolate pudding is made like a cake. Chocolate pudding is cherished by both children and adults. This dessert can be made easily and enjoyed with ice cream, whipped cream, and fruits. 

What is the history of Chocolate Pudding?

In the 17th century, the puddings were more like a cake and the common ingredients used were butter and flour, suet, cereals, etc. They were mostly served after dinner. An English chemist named Alfred Bird created an egg-free custard powder in the mid-19th century and made it easy for all to make the delicious pudding, which later became popular worldwide.

Earlier, according to the 1903 edition of Mary Harris Frazer's Kentucky Receipt Book and the 1918 edition of Fannie Farmer's Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, chocolate pudding was made using both eggs and flour, called chocolate custard, and starch is used to make chocolate pudding. In 1934 General Foods produced a dessert called Walter Baker's Dessert that introduced chocolate pudding to the world. Later, it was changed to Pickle's Pudding in 1936.

Some puddings are served cold, but some are prepared warmly. Rice puddings are especially popular as a warm-served treat, and chocolate puddings are one among the few that can get away with being served hot or cold.

What is chocolate pudding?

Chocolate pudding is known as creamy pudding and is usually made of a mixture of sugar, milk chocolate, and vanilla flavored, then thickened with flour or cornstarch. Although, when making the pudding some recipes do use eggs.

How to observe National Chocolate Pudding Day?

Celebrate National Chocolate Pudding Day by having a bowl of chocolate pudding as a dessert. Some of the ideas to enjoy this day are

  • Try out the recipe with different toppings

  • Go to a nearby restaurant and have as many as puddings

  • Invite friends, share the prepared pudding and have fun

  •  Learn more about the pudding recipes and its history

  • Use #NationalChocolatePuddingDay on social media and share the celebration of chocolate pudding day

Pudding - Facts

  • Puddings in the United States are almost sweet desserts of variously flavored milk or fruit juice and thickened with cornstarch, gelatin, arrowroot, tapioca, rice, flour, bread or eggs

  • The term pudding can be used in the UK and in some of the Commonwealth countries to describe both sweet and savory dishes

  • The word ‘pudding’ is frequently used in Britain for any dessert, especially a dessert made with flour and eggs and cooked by boiling, steaming, or baking.

  • Chocolate is the most common type of pudding. Certain styles include vanilla, banana, pistachio and butterscotch

  • It is believed that the word ‘pudding’ comes from the French boudin, originally from the Latin botellus, meaning ‘small sausage’ which refers to enclosed meats used in medieval European puddings

  • The earliest chocolate pudding print reference is 1730

  • Rice pudding was considered medicine until the 19th century. It should have been good for digestive ailments
     

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National Chocolate Pudding Day - FAQ

1. Is chocolate pudding the same as chocolate mousse?

Pudding is made by boiling the milk and sugar and the addition of cornstarch to thicken the mixture. Mousse is made in cold milk and sugar by folding beaten egg whites or whipped cream. By comparison to pudding, mousse is not cooked, so adding air to the mixture results in a more fluffy consistency and a lighter texture.
 

2. What country is pudding from?

The pudding is certainly a British invention, created from the sausages brought into the country by the Romans in the first century BC. The word pudding comes from the Latin word ‘botellus’ which means literally ‘sausage’, the same root is found in the French word ‘boudin’.

3. When is the National Chocolate Pudding Day celebrated?  

National Chocolate Pudding Day is celebrated on June 26 every year. Chocolate pudding is normally eaten as a snack or dessert and is also used for chocolate cream pie fillings. 

4. What are the characteristics of pudding?

Pudding is a relatively soft, spongy, and thick texture as typical characteristic. Puddings in the United States are almost sweet desserts of variously flavored milk or fruit juice and thickened with cornstarch, arrowroot, bread, flour, tapioca, rice or eggs.