Happy National Ice Cream Day!!

Today is National Ice Cream Day and I am celebrating with some Andy’s! My favorite thing to get at Andy’s is a vanilla concrete with Oreo’s and Cheesecake. MMMM so good!

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Because of National Ice Cream Day, I found some fun facts!

  • Top selling ice cream flavors are: vanilla – 33% of the market and chocolate – 19%.
  • It takes 5.8 pounds of whole milk and one pound of cream to make one gallon of ice cream!
  • California produces the most ice cream in America.
  • Chocolate syrup is the world’s most popular ice cream topping.
  • It takes about 50 licks to finish a single scoop ice cream cone.
  • An average dairy cow can produce enough milk in her lifetime to make a little over 9,000 gallons of ice cream.
  • The U.S. produces the most ice cream in the world.
  • Missouri designated the Ice Cream Cone as the Official State Dessert in 2008.
  • February 4th is National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day.
  • The major ingredient in ice cream is air!
  • In 1985, the biggest ice cream sundae was made in California. It stood 12 ft tall and was made with 4,667 gallons of ice cream!
  • The average American eats 45.8 pints of ice cream a year.
  • Chocolate ice cream was invented before vanilla.

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