Today is National Fluffernutter Day! A Fluffernutter is a yummy
sandwich made with bread, peanut butter, and marshmallow fluff. It is
now a classic American treat enjoyed in school cafeterias, college
dorms, and local diners nationwide.
Marshmallow candy can be traced back to ancient Egypt when people
first began to harvest the marshmallow plant (Althaea officinalis).
During the 19th century, French pharmacists extracted the juice from
marshmallow plants and heated it with egg whites and sugar, creating a
Then, in 1917, Archibald Query of Somerville, Massachusetts created
the special formula for the marshmallow fluff we know and love today.
The city of Somerville celebrates with the famous "What the Fluff"
festival every year!
How will you celebrate National Fluffernutter Day? Eating a Fluffernutter sandwich is a great way to start!
I have never tried this but it sounds so good.
Happy Fluffernutter Day!
I need to try one!
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