National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day
(Also known as National Chocolate-Covered Nut Day, National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day)
National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day is observed next on Friday, February 25th, 2022 (87 days from today).
For those who love soft and sweet chocolate with crispy peanut filling, the fleshy taste will surely be extremely interesting when February 25 every year is National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day. National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day is celebrated every year on February 25 in recognition of this delicious and much-loved chocolate-covered peanut candy.
Chocolate has a delicious, sweet taste that is loved by many people. Not only that, this food also contains a wide range of nutrients, bringing many health benefits. Therefore, for a long time, chocolate has been considered as both good for the body and uplifting for the spirit. Many people mistakenly believe that chocolate is a sweet, high in fat, which will cause weight gain. However, this food is often recommended by nutritionists in diet menus because of its ability to create a feeling of fullness.
Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is effective in reducing excessively high blood pressure and helping blood circulation. In 100 grams of dark chocolate contains about 500mg of polyphenols - substances that have the ability to lower blood pressure.
Through many studies, experts confirm that chocolate has great cholesterol-lowering ability. This food will lower bad cholesterol, increase good cholesterol levels, from which, users in moderate amounts will reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, obesity by 35%. Chocolate is also effective in reducing stress, reducing the risk of diabetes, reducing chronic cough and providing energy for the body.
Peanuts are beneficial for health because they contain many essential nutrients such as protein, fiber, antioxidants, polyphenols, and minerals and have all 20 types of amino acids. The high calcium content in Peanut seeds helps to strengthen bones and promote the growth of the body. The protein in Peanut contains essential amino acids that help promote brain cell development and increase memory capacity. The catechins in Peanut are powerful antioxidants that help prevent premature aging. The amount of oil in Peanut contains linoleic acid, which helps metabolize cholesterol in the body, reduce bad cholesterol, and prevent cardiovascular diseases.
History of Chocolate covered Peanuts
The first peanut-covered chocolate candy was sold in 1925, named Goobers. But when chocolate covered US peanuts.
History of Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
There have not been any research documents that clearly indicate the origin as well as the founder of Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day. However, it is believed that a fan of this peanut covered chocolate initiated Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day, with the desire to spread the word about his favorite dish. Anyway, Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day is becoming more and more popular and welcome.
Observing National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
On National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day, treat yourself to a peanut-covered chocolate chip cookie. You can drop by the grocery store to choose from, or you can also make your own peanut-covered chocolate candies with the following recipe.
Ingredients for making Peanut Chocolate Candy for 2 people
Salt 0.2 gr
Milk chocolate 100 gr
Peanuts 60 gr
Dark Chocolate 70% 40 gr
Note: When choosing to buy peanuts, you need to choose firm seeds because it will be crispy and more delicious to process.
Avoid choosing seeds that are flat, moldy or sprouting because they are spoiled beans, which will affect your health and the quality of the dish.
How to make Chocolate Peanut Candy
Step 1: Clean the peanuts
Buy peanuts and wash them thoroughly. Then you spread the peanuts on a towel to dry them.
Step 2: Roast the peanuts
You put the pan on the stove and then add 60g of peanuts to roast. Note that you should keep the fire low so that the beans do not burn. After roasting for about 15 minutes, turn off the heat. You put the peanuts in a small basket and let it cool. Once the beans have cooled, peel them off by rubbing them with both hands. After completing the shelling process, you proceed to separate the peanuts into 2 parts lengthwise.
Step 3: Melt the chocolate
Use a knife to cut 40g dark chocolate and 100g milk chocolate into small pieces. Then put in a bowl. Put 300ml of boiling water in a large bowl. Then put the whole bowl of chocolate in the bowl of water for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, take out the chocolate bowl and stir well.
Step 4: Mix candies and divide into small balls
Add 0.2g of salt to the chocolate and stir well. Then add the roasted peanuts and continue stirring until the chocolate is smooth, then put the whole bowl in the refrigerator for 8 minutes. Place a tray and line the tray with parchment paper, scoop out 1/2 tablespoon of chocolate peanuts and place on the tray. Continue in this way until done. Put the candy tray in the fridge for about 30 minutes and our candy will solidify.
Delicious peanut chocolate candy, tasted crispy peanut flavor, dissolved in the mouth, leaving the fatty sweetness of milk chocolate mixed with crispy peanut flavor, extremely attractive.
After you're done, put the candy in a tightly sealed bag or box with a tight lid, store it in the refrigerator for 2 weeks, and freeze for 3 months.
If you've read this far, what are you waiting for, start making yourself these delicious peanut-covered chocolate candies. Make sure you make enough to share with your friends or friendly neighbors. Share your National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #NationalChocolateCoveredPeanutsDay.
ObservedNational Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day has been observed annually on February 25th.
Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Friday, February 25th, 2022
Saturday, February 25th, 2023
Sunday, February 25th, 2024