Tuesday, July 10, 2007
at 10:11 AM
American National Creamsicle Day is celebrated on 14 August annually.Creamsicle is a brand name, also owned by Unilever, for a frozen dessert which resembles an ice pop, with a center composed of vanilla ice cream, and an exterior layer of flavored ice frozen around a wooden or plastic stick. Popular flavors for Creamsicles include orange and raspberry.Frozen juice bars have existed since the 19th century, but the Popsicle was the first form of the product to be mass marketed.Today it is estimated that three million Popsicles are sold annually. There are more than thirty different flavors.The wrapper on traditional Popsicle brand ice bars described their bar as "a quiescently frozen confection." Popsicle is also the name of an album by Diamond Nights.