Happy Ice Cream Month!

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Roald Dahl HQ
Posted on
4:00pm, 14th July
National Ice Cream Month - Willy Wonka, illustrated by Sir Quentin Blake, from Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

It's National Ice Cream Month in the USA - surely an opportunity to remember some of our fave Willy Wonka-inspired sweet treats...

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day...

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We're pretty sure this is a month that Mr Willy Wonka, with his penchant for sweet inventions and, particularly, his Hot Ice Cream For Cold Days - might be interested in. But what other Wonka treats might tickle the tastebuds this summer? Check out our Top 10 Wonka Inventions and let us know which one's your fave...

Incidentally, Roald Dahl was a fan of July too. After all he did say:

If I had my way, I would remove January from the calendar altogether and have an extra July instead.

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Do you know a budding Willy Wonka? Why not have a go at designing a confectionary treat of your own - we've got everything you need right here.