National Peanut Brittle Day
National Peanut Brittle Day is an annual celebration feasted on January 26th of every year. With more than thousands of candies, Peanut brittle is the one most loved confection from all over the world by millions of people. The hard sugary texture of the candy and the rich taste of peanuts will make anyone fall for it. The delicious Peanut brittle will make you taste it at any time. National Peanut Brittle Day will not get completed without treating your sweet tooth with some Peanut brittle.
“I haven’t got a very sweet tooth, but I love salted things like nuts. I would have to be dragged in by a lorry if I ate as many salted peanuts as I would like to.” – Joanna Lumley
History of National Peanut Brittle Day
The origin, history, and the year when the National Peanut Brittle Day has been celebrated are anonymous. There is no exact mention about the person or the organization who has come up with such a celebration Day for the peanut brittle. Brittle is thought to be one of the first candy desserts ever made. Peanut Brittle is a type of confection that consists of flat broken pieces of hard sugar candy embedded with the peanuts. It is the most popular brittle recipe consumed in the United States. Caramelized sugar or corn syrup is used in Peanut Brittle.
The peanuts are then added to it, and the mixture is poured out on a flat surface like granite or marble and is smoothed to an even sheet. The candy will be finally a hard, flat confection. When it is cooled, the candy can be broken into pieces. The first peanut brittle recipe has appeared in an American cookbook, however, the exact origin of the confection is not known. It wasn’t easy to make the peanut brittle as it needs a high level of perfection and accurate temperature.
Other Celebrations on January 26
January 26 is also celebrated as
- National Spouses Day
- Australia Day
- Republic Day in India
- National Seed Swap Day
- Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
How to Celebrate National Peanut Brittle Day
Celebrating the National Peanut Brittle Day is quite simple. Fill up your mouth with few pieces of peanut brittle to enjoy celebrating the Day. Enter into a local confectionery shop and buy pieces of peanut brittles to eat it anytime. Learn to know about the peanut brittle and its making from any trusted source. Prepare a homemade peanut brittle for your family and friends to make the Day joyous. Share your peanut brittle celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #PeanutBrittleDay.