National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
(Also known as National Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day)
National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day is observed next on Sunday, April 21st, 2024 (135 days from today).
National Chocolate-covered cashews Day is considered as the celebration of one of the most delightful snacks.
Life often brings times when two perfect things come together to create something wonderful and beautiful. In this circumstance, only two people can bring together. As the result, National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day commemorates the combination of a nut and bean to create the perfect snack!
Cashews have a mildly sweet taste with a pleasing crunch and a buttery smooth texture and are completely versatile. Eaten on their own, these little nuts are amazing. In addition, when they are mixed with chocolate, their quality will be up to the next level.
Rich, flavorful chocolate surrounds the characteristic greasy flavor of salted roasted cashews. Can anyone imagine anything better?
Why National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day?
Chocolate is a favorite desserts; furthermore; cashews are the best of nuts with their flavor, crunchy texture and versatility. When you combine the two, you can end up with the best snack that you couldn't ask for more. If there's any nut that pairs well with chocolate, it's definitely the cashew at the top. When you add cashews with chocolate, you will be able to enjoy a nutty taste of the nut with a delightfully sweet sensation that spills over into your mouth. Chocolate covered cashews will be loved by everyone and they will eat it quickly, no matter how or when you serve them. Definitely celebrate this wonderfully delicious dish one day and that's why we have national Chocolate Covered Cashews Day, a day that celebrates chocolate and cashews.
History of National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day
No specific information has been found as to why, how, or when National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day was born or who initiated the celebration for this delightful chocolate covered cashew. Despite its origins, this is a celebration of one of the most delightful sweet treats, easy to make or found anywhere and a favorite of most people around the world.
Unlike other nuts, cashews and chocolate go well together. Of course, chocolate lovers will enjoy the combination of rich crunch and rich chocolate.
Cashew is a plant of the Anacardiaceae family. Its English name is derived from the Portuguese word for the fruit of the cashew tree “caju”. Its origin is from Northeastern Brazil, the cashew tree is widely grown in tropical climates for its fruit and cashew nuts until now.
With leaves arranged in a spiral and leathery texture, the evergreen cashew tree grows up to 32 feet tall. It also often grows with an irregularly shaped stem. The buds produce small flowers that begin light green and turn red, each with five slender, pointed petals.
The surprising thing is that the cashew nut shell contains toxic substances, so the producer has to peel the cashew nut before selling it to consumers. In fact, many people love cashews because of their own delicious flavor, the addition of chocolate makes it even more enjoyable. It will be a great gift during the winter holidays. However, people enjoy chocolate covered cashews all year round.
Some interesting truths about National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day you may not know
- While cashews have a great taste and are very edible, the shell of this nut is actually toxic. This is why manufacturers remove the pods before the seeds are marketed.
- Cashew trees have spiral leaves and the tree itself can grow up to 32 feet tall. However, the trunk is not straight and regular but often irregularly shaped.
- The name cashew nut comes from the Portuguese, where the fruit of the cashew tree is called "caju".
- The original cashew tree was found in abundance in the northeastern regions of Brazil. However, this tree is grown throughout the tropics and its fruit and seeds become more and more popular at present.
- Chocolate, on the other hand, is made from cocoa beans with each tree producing around 2500 seeds. You have to use approximately 400 beans to make one pound of chocolate.
- Studies show that chocolate can help lower blood pressure while also acting as a stimulant to keep you awake.
- The original chocolate treat was hot chocolate. The first solid chocolate was made in 1847 in England by Fry and Sons.
- Chocolate was originally grown for alcohol production and later used to make modern desserts as we know them today.
- Chocolate is the only edible solid with a melting point of 93 degrees Fahrenheit.
What do you do in National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day?
Most people don't need much motivation or inspiration to celebrate a day like this! Below are some ideas for a happy National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day:
- Enjoy some chocolate covered cashews
Celebrating National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day is very simple if you buy a bag of chocolate-dipped cashews and enjoy it. Moreover, it is so great if you mix some chocolate-covered cashews to have a great thing. In addition, if you are similar to most people, all things in the world will appeal you to offer in search of a personal and specific palette of gourmet cashews dipped in chocolate.
- Make chocolate covered cashews at home
A lot of people enjoy the flavors of dark chocolate and cashews dipped in salt. Others may think that coating cashews with white chocolate mixed with lavender will bring a light floral flavor to the dish.
These ideas are really just the beginning of all the beautiful things that can be discovered! Simply, you can prepare a bag of raw or roasted cashews, melt a variety of chocolates and then let enjoy your result excellently.
- Give Chocolate covered Cashews as a gift
Whether sharing them at the office with co-workers who love them or wrapping them up in a brightly colored bow, giving them to a family member, National Chocolate Covered Cashews make the perfect gift.
Chocolate Covered Cashews gift can certainly be made at home by you and put in a pretty container. But for those less creative in the kitchen, try ordering online or buying from a local store that carries these or other spectacular brands:
- Godiva: Brussels, Belgium are famous places where supply milk chocolate and dark chocolate for cashews.
- Harry and David. This American company offers a selection of milk, dark and sea salt varieties.
- Chocolate Hotel. This British grower of chocolate and cocoa will supply chocolate cashews mixed with caramel for an even sweeter taste.
ObservedNational Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day has been observed annually on April 21st.
Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Friday, April 21st, 2023
Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Monday, April 21st, 2025
Tuesday, April 21st, 2026