National Parfait Day
National Parfait Day is observed on November 25 of every year. Parfait is a French word which means “perfect”, and this refers to a type of frozen dessert that began in 1894 and there is no wonder that this dish makes a perfect dessert, snack, or meal. This unofficial holiday is dedicated to this delicious frozen dessert of French origin. Even though parfaits were initially served on decorative plates, nowadays they are usually layered in tall and thin glasses.
“Parfait’s may be the most delicious thing on the whole damn planet“
History of National Parfait Day
The exact origin and the founder of National Parfait Day are still unknown. This day is dedicated to this awesome dessert and nowadays there are many varieties of parfait available which is different from the original parfait recipe which began in France in the 19th century. In the USA, parfait refers to both traditional French Parfait dessert and to the American parfait. American parfaits are made by layering ice cream with fresh fruits, granola, yogurt, nuts, and whip cream and in the northern United States and Canada, these delicious desserts are also made by using yogurt layered with fresh fruits like strawberries, peaches, or blueberries or nuts and the word “yogurt parfait” is popular in few places in America and it is eaten for breakfast or it is eaten as a snack.
Other Celebrations on November 25
November 25 is also celebrated as
- Shopping Reminder Day
- Small Business Saturday
- International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
How to Celebrate National Parfait Day
Celebrate the National Parfait Day by eating your favourite Parfait as a dessert or snack, you can also arrange for a get together at home and make your own version of parfait and share them with your family members and friends. Then take pictures while eating parfait and post it on social media and also share your thoughts about this day with others by using the hashtag #NationalParfaitDay.