National Heavenly Hash Day

February 2

When is National Heavenly Hash Day?

National Heavenly Hash Day happens on Friday February 2, 2024.

National Heavenly Hash Day: Celebrating a Time-Honored Treat Since 1923 on February 2nd

Every February 2nd, National Heavenly Hash Day takes us on a sweet journey back to 1923, when the first heavenly hash candy was introduced, delighting taste buds and setting the stage for a beloved culinary tradition. Over the years, this indulgent treat has evolved beyond its original candy form, encompassing a variety of delectable desserts from fruit salads to ice creams. This day is a tribute to the rich history and delightful versatility of heavenly hash.

The Evolution of Heavenly Hash

Heavenly hash began its journey as a candy in 1923, combining marshmallows and nuts enrobed in luscious chocolate. This original confectionery creation paved the way for various interpretations, each celebrating the perfect harmony of flavors and textures that define heavenly hash.

  1. Heavenly Hash Candy: The original version, a blissful mix of marshmallows, nuts, and chocolate, set the standard for what heavenly hash could be.
  2. Heavenly Hash Fruit Salad: A lighter take, this version combines fresh fruits like pineapples, cherries, and grapes with marshmallows, nuts, and whipped cream for a refreshing and creamy dessert.
  3. Heavenly Hash Ice Cream: A rich and indulgent ice cream often featuring the classic chocolate, marshmallows, and nuts, each scoop is a nod to the original candy’s delightful blend.

Celebrating National Heavenly Hash Day

  • Recreate the Original Candy: Pay homage to the 1923 classic by making your own heavenly hash candy. It’s a delicious way to connect with the roots of this treat.
  • Host a Heavenly Hash-Themed Party: Invite friends and family to celebrate with a variety of heavenly hash desserts. Encourage guests to bring their version, be it the fruit salad, ice cream, or a modern twist on the candy.
  • Share on Social Media: Use #NationalHeavenlyHashDay to share your creations and stories, connecting with others who appreciate this timeless treat.
  • Local Sweet Shops and Ice Cream Parlors: Visit local businesses that might offer their unique take on heavenly hash, supporting your community while enjoying this classic dessert.

Healthier Variations

In today’s health-conscious world, there are numerous ways to enjoy heavenly hash in a more nutritious manner. Consider using dark chocolate, low-fat whipped cream, or incorporating a larger proportion of fruits in the salad version for a healthier yet satisfying treat.

National Heavenly Hash Day is not just about indulging in a range of delicious desserts; it’s a celebration of a culinary legacy that began in 1923 with a simple yet delightful candy. Whether you’re savoring the original chocolate treat, enjoying a bowl of fruit salad, or indulging in a scoop of ice cream, this day is a tribute to the enduring charm of heavenly hash.

When does National Heavenly Hash Day happen next year?

National Heavenly Hash Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Sunday February 2, 2025
  • Monday February 2, 2026
  • Tuesday February 2, 2027
  • Wednesday February 2, 2028
  • Friday February 2, 2029


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