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Yummy It’s Strawberry Sundae Day

Strawberry Sundae Day
Strawberry Sundae Day

We all love cooling down with a cold, fruity treat on a hot day and Strawberry Sundae Day honors a dessert loved by millions around the world. Created with sweet toothed people in mind, Strawberry Sundae Day is the perfect excuse to sit in the garden and cool down with a delicious delicacy. Strawberries are loved by children and adults alike and are a refreshing, sweet fruit. Coupled with ice cream and whipped cream to form a sundae, they taste divine.

Making your own sundaes for Strawberry Sundae Day is a fun activity for the whole family to enjoy together. Older children can make them by themselves, choosing the quantities of strawberries, ice cream, cream and other ingredients as they see fit, and younger children can help make (and eat) the sundaes. If you have any strawberries left over, why not make some tasty smoothies or jam with them?

Five Facts from Foodimentary.com:

  • In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.
  • Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.
  • In France, Strawberries were thought to be an aphrodisiac.  A soup made of strawberries, thinned sour cream, borage, & powered sugar was served to newlyweds.
  • Folk lore states that if you split a double strawberry in half and share it with the opposite sex, you’ll soon fall in love.
  • In medieval times, strawberries were served at important functions to bring peace & prosperity.