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National Hot Fudge Sundae Day - July 25th

On July 25th, National Hot Fudge Sundae Day takes a turn representing National Ice Cream Month in delicous style!!  Feast on this tasty ice cream dessert that combines hot and cold with a cherry on top.  This dessert has been served since 1906.  Given that the hot fudge sundae is a variation of the classic sundae, making one is a cinch.  Simply put a couple scoops of vanilla ice cream in a dish.  Add hot fudge sauce, top it with a dollop of whipped cream and some nuts. Finally, add a single, bright-red, sweet, marashino cherry.

Ithaca's claimed to the ice cream sundae takes place at Platt & Colt Pharmacy in 1892 where Reverend John M. Scott stops to order a bowl of ice cream.  When Chester Platt, began preparing the ice cream for his customer, he didn't stop at just a couple of scoops of vanilla.  Platt drzzled cherry syrup over the ice cream and topped with a bright red cherry.  The dessert looked and tasted so good it required it own name. Since the day was Sunday, it was named Cherry Sunday.  


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