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JULY IS ICE CREAM MONTH+HISTORY OF ICE CREAM!

JULY IS ICE CREAM MONTH+HISTORY OF ICE CREAM!

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People have been enjoying frozen concoctions for centuries. But some of the popular flavors throughout history may shock you. Ancient people all over the world savored drinks chilled with ice and snow and flavored with honey and fruit juice.

Around the year 1500, cream was added to these recipes. And by the 1700s, cafes all over Europe were selling “cream ice” in flavors like macaroon.

In America, Thomas Jefferson was known to be a fan of ice cream with fresh figs. And when First Lady Dolley Madison moved into the White House, she served oyster ice cream! Cookbooks from that time also had recipes for flavors like asparagus, parmesan, and chestnut.

Today, chocolate and vanilla are the popular flavors by far! Tell us what is your favorite scoop down below in the comments and give us a like!


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