Ice Cream Fun facts

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To this day, the history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a combination of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others state that Marco Polo, a 13th century adventurer, brought ice cream to Europe from the Far East. However, regardless of where it came from, today’s average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream each year, with the first ice cream parlor in America starting in 1776 in nyc.

So, which countries like ice cream the most? The United States, New Zealand, Denmark, and Australia top the list. The preferred flavor is the classic vanilla. Then comes chocolate, strawberry, neapolitan, and chocolate chip.

How do these line up with your own list of favorites?

Who’d of thought; )

Around 13% of men and 8% of women will admit to licking the bowl clean after eating ice cream.

humane raccoon removal – 12 ft tall! This one was made with 4,667 gallons of ice cream in California in 1985.

The typical single-scoop ice cream cone takes 50 licks to complete. Try it out using the next recipe.

Quick Strawberry Parfait:

Ingredients

1 quart of strawberry ice cream

1 pint of whipped cream

Instructions

Mix the strawberry ice cream with the whipped cream at serving time. Serve in a glass of your choice and top with whipped cream, with a cherry on top. (Feel free to top your parfait with other fruits as well.)

This recipe will fill eight glasses.

For other parfait tastes, just use a different flavored ice cream.

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