National Rocky Road Day Date in the current year: June 2, 2016

National Rocky Road Day June 2 is National Rocky Road Day. Ice cream with chocolate, marshmallows and nuts is the treat of the day.

We must credit William Dreyer with the creation of rocky road ice cream. He was calming down with a delicious dessert of milk chocolate ice cream, mini marshmallows and chopped nuts. This flavor soon became popular nationwide and even all over the world.

Original rocky road ice cream consists of chocolate ice cream, chopped walnuts and marshmallows, however over time a new tastes were developed. For example, vanilla ice cream with marshmallows and chopped almonds is very popular. Chopped pecans are also used. Did you know that rocky road differs from country to country? Jam is added to the ice cream in Australia, and cherries and raisins are common in the United Kingdom.

You can celebrate National Rocky Road Day with any kind of ice cream you want. Just let ice cream to soften, then add mini marshmallows and nuts, mix ice cream and put it back to freeze. Enjoy you dessert and share it with your family and friends.

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