Feb 12 - Geezer's Blog - National Plum Pudding Day

posted by Dave Lehner - 

Today is National Plum Pudding Day

February 12, 2018

The Bottom Line: February 12th is National Plum Pudding Day!

The Full Story:

February 12th is National Plum Pudding Day! Plum pudding, a traditional Christmas treat dating back to the 17th century, contains – shockingly enough – no plums, but it does include many other delicious ingredients including nutmeg, raisins, nuts, apples, cinnamon, and dates.

In England, it is tradition to have every person in a household simultaneously hold onto the wooden spoon together to help stir the batter. As they stir they also have to make a wish!

During the Puritan reign in England, plum pudding was outlawed for being “sinfully rich.” So what are you waiting for? Go eat some – you heathenish sinner!

National Plum Pudding Day

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