National Buttercrunch Day

National Buttercrunch Day is a holiday that honors and celebrates a form of toffee coated in milk chocolate and almonds. Many people consider this form of toffee the perfect holiday treat for Christmas and New Year’s. Also known as English butter toffee, this sweet treat is sure to make anyone’s day a little bit brighter.

Of course, this type of toffee can also be hard on the teeth, so when you’re celebrating its holiday on January 20th, be sure to have a toothbrush and some floss ready to go. We know that when we celebrate this holiday, that’s precisely what we’re going to do on this day.

Fun Facts About Toffee

Since buttercrunch is a form of toffee, we thought it might be worth giving all of our readers some facts about toffee to go along with the celebration festivities for this holiday.

  • It’s impossible to find the origins of toffee because its history is so convoluted.
  • The biggest piece of toffee was created by Susie’s South Forty Confections on September 17, 2002. It weighed approximately 2,940 pounds.
  • The earliest mention of toffee is in the Oxford Dictionary in 1825.
  • Toffee in Great Britain is made with brown sugar.
  • Traditional British toffee is not usually made with nuts.
  • American toffees, such as buttercrunch, are made with white granulated sugar.
  • Adding nuts to toffees is a common practice in the U.S.
  • National English Toffee Day is celebrated on January 8th, some 12 days before National Buttercrunch Day.
  • Allegedly, toffee is a Creole name for a sugar and molasses mixture.

Observing National Buttercrunch Day

Buttercrunch is such a delectable dish; you’re going to want to share it with friends and family members. That’s okay because we think that National Buttercrunch Day is a holiday best enjoyed with those you love. While you’re making your own version of this great candy, be sure to use the hashtag #NationalButtercrunchDay on your social media accounts for the day.

When is it?
This year (2024)
January 20 Saturday
Next year (2025)
January 20 Monday
Last year (2023)
January 20 Friday
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