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National Nougat Day

February 28, 2023 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm EST

a stack of nougat with drizzled honey for National Nougat Day

March 26th is National Nougat Day!

National Nougat Day is celebrated on March 26th every year, and it is an opportunity for people around the world to indulge in this delicious and decadent treat.

What is Nougat?

Nougat is a type of candy made from sugar, honey, nuts, and often egg whites. It has a chewy texture and comes in a variety of flavors and types, including white, brown, and black nougat.

A Brief History of Nougat

The origins of nougat can be traced back to ancient times, with the first recorded recipe dating back to the 10th century. It was traditionally made in Italy and Spain, but has since become popular in many countries around the world. Nougat is often associated with the holiday season, and it is a popular gift during Christmas and other festive occasions.

Celebrating National Nougat Day

National Nougat Day is an opportunity for people to celebrate this delicious candy, and to enjoy it in a variety of ways. Some people enjoy nougat on its own, while others use it as an ingredient in other desserts, such as ice cream or cake. It is also a popular ingredient in candy bars, and can be found in a variety of flavors, including almond, hazelnut, and pistachio.

There are many ways to celebrate National Nougat Day, whether by making your own homemade nougat, indulging in your favorite nougat candy, or trying a new flavor or recipe. Some people choose to share their love of nougat on social media, by posting pictures or recipes of their favorite nougat treats.

In addition to being a delicious treat, nougat also has some health benefits. It is a good source of protein, and can help to boost energy levels. However, like all candy, it should be consumed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

National Nougat Day is a fun and delicious way to celebrate this beloved candy, and to appreciate the centuries of tradition and history that have gone into its creation. Whether you are a fan of traditional Italian nougat, or prefer the modern varieties found in candy bars, this day is a time to indulge in your favorite sweet treat and share your love of nougat with others.