National Vanilla Milkshake Day 2020: Important date, History of National Vanilla Milkshake Day, Interesting Facts and Quotes

National Vanilla Milkshake Day 2020: National Vanilla Milkshake Day is celebrated on June 20 to celebrate and enjoy the vanilla milkshake on the hot weather. Read more about the history of Vanilla Milkshake Day, facts, and quotes from this article.

Sheena | Updated Jun 19, 2020 16:51 PM

National Vanilla Milkshake Day 2020: Important date, History of National Vanilla Milkshake Day, Interesting Facts and Quotes

National Vanilla Milkshake Day 2020

National Vanilla Milkshake Day is observed on June 20 every year to celebrate the cold beverage made with ice cream, vanilla essence, and milk. Milkshakes give us vibrant coolness to handle the summer. Ironically, the milkshake was introduced as an alcoholic drink consisting predominantly of eggs and whiskey and now trended as a mere non-alcoholic drink. The transition has won everyone's hearts.

What is the History of Vanilla Milkshake Day?

The first time that the word “Milkshake” was used in print was in 1885, this milkshake included cream, eggs, and whiskey, and was often served with other alcoholic tonics such as lemonades and soda. The Milkshake was also referred to by 1900 as the “good drinks made with chocolate, strawberry, or vanilla syrups”.

A few years later people were asked to mix with a scoop of ice cream. The milkshakes were then everywhere a favourite drink in the ‘malt shops’ by the 1930s. However, because of the added alcohol, the first milkshake was not suitable for the children. The alcoholic milkshakes were dropped after a couple of years, and people began to make milkshakes with chocolate, vanilla syrup, or strawberry. Nowadays it is the world's most popular drink. When you mix the milkshake with ice cream and a cherry on top, it'll be perfect.

How to celebrate National Vanilla Milkshake Day?

Celebrating National Vanilla  Milkshake Day is easy and very joyful. Many people will be waiting for this day to get a cool treat in the hot summer. Some of the creative ideas to enjoy this day are

  • Try out the vanilla milkshake recipe by Paula Deen

  • Enjoy the milkshake with families and friends

  • Go to favourite ice cream shop and have a terrific vanilla milkshake

  • Use #NationalVanillaMilkshakeDay on social media and share your celebration

Interesting Facts about Vanilla Milkshake

  • Milkshakes were introduced in 1885, and it consisted primarily of whiskey and egg, and maybe used as a tonic to recover from illness. In 1900, milkshakes prepared as non-alcoholic beverages with vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry which became more famous in North America and the United Kingdom

  • Earlier milkshakes were made by hand. Following Steven Poplawski 's introduction of electric blender in 1922, the preparation methods were completely transformed into a new form that has led to a modern whipped and frothy milkshake

  • In 1936, Earl Prince invented an automatic multimixer, which made the first-ever dispenser to dispense 5 different milkshakes flavors at once.

  • Ivar Pop Coulson, a Walgreen employee, a popular U.S. drugstore chain, had mixed two Vanilla ice cream scoops into the malted milk and featured it as Horlicks malted milk. So it has finally become a famous beverage, Malt.

  • It is considered a healthy drink because vanilla milkshake contains an abundance of proteins, fats, vitamins, and calcium in all forms. Every 100 ml of vanilla milkshake contains 112 calories including 18 to 27 mg of carbohydrate, 3 to 9 mg of fat, 3.5 mg of protein, 10% of vitamin and 13% of calcium

  • The Milkshakes developed by the U.S. Agricultural Research Service in 2006 consisted of only half the amount of sweeteners and further reduced the fat by 10 percent and became a better substitute for junk foods.

Milkshake - Quotes

There's safety in thinking in a diner. You can have your coffee or your milkshake, and you can go off into strange dark areas, and always come back to the safety of the diner - David Lynch

As a child, I lived with being funnier than other boys in the class. The only consolation was my parents’ empathy they encouraged constant trips to the local drugstore for chocolate milkshakes to fatten me up - James D. Watson

Milkshakes are the gift from heaven that comes in different flavors - Anthony T. Hincks

Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love - Wally Lamb

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National Vanilla Milkshake Day - FAQ

1. What was the first milkshake flavor?

The term ‘milkshake’ first appeared in print in 1885 and referred to an adult beverage containing eggs and whiskey at that point. But by the early 1900s, milkshakes were made with chocolate, strawberry, or vanilla syrup.

2. Which country invented milkshakes?

In 1922 in Chicago, Walgreens employee Ivar Pop Coulson added vanilla ice cream to their usual malt milk drink, inventing the first malted milkshake. It spread over time, making it one of the most famous soda fountain drinks.

3. When is the National Vanilla Milkshake observed?

National Vanilla Milkshake Day is observed on June 20 every year to celebrate the cold beverage made with ice cream, vanilla essence, and milk.