National Chocolate Macaroons Day
A macaroon is a small biscuit or cookie that’s made of coconut, almonds, sugar, and a variety of other ingredients—depending on what type of macaroon is being made. It’s not to be confused with the macaron—a meringue-based sandwich cookie that’s made with almond meal, eggs whites, sugar, and other ingredients.
Speaking of macaroons, these delicious cookies come in a variety of different flavors, but we think that chocolate macaroons are our favorites. If they’re your favorite too, then you might want to try making some for National Chocolate Macaroons Day. A holiday that celebrates these cookies and is celebrated on June 3rd every year.
The History Of Macaroons
Macaroons have been traced by historians to an Italian monastery during the 8th century. During the 16th century, they were introduced to France by monks visiting the country. Since then, the recipes have been shared all throughout the world.
Interesting Facts About Macaroons
We’ve listed some of the more interesting facts about macaroons below so that everyone celebrating this holiday has something to talk about.
- Macaroon is an English translation of the French word macaron.
- There’s also National Macaroon Day that’s celebrated on May 31st.
- The average chocolate macaroon has approximately 90 calories.
- Coconut macaroons are more popular in North American than chocolate macaroons.
Observing National Chocolate Macaroons Day
A nice plate of chocolate macaroons and either a good hazelnut coffee or a glass of milk are the perfect ways to celebrate this holiday—at least, in our opinion. If you choose to celebrate it another way, just be sure to use the hashtag #ChocolateMacroonsDay to tell us and the rest of the world how you celebrate it.