National food holidays have been around for decades. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t real holidays, but they sure are fun to celebrate. Then again, it’s always nice to have an extra excuse for enjoying certain foods. What makes a work day more fun than honoring everything from National Hamburger Day to National Oatmeal Muffin Day?

We cover them all so you always know what food your food truck should be celebrating.

National Oatmeal Muffin Day Fun Facts

A muffin is a small, cup-shaped bread, often sweetened and usually served hot. The derivation of the word muffin comes from the French word moufflet which is often times applied to bread and means soft.

  • December 19th is National Oatmeal Muffin Day.
  • American muffins are ‘quick breads’ made in individual molds. Quick breads were not developed until the end of the 18th century.
  • Do you know the Muffin Man? The Muffin Man, the Muffin Man. Do you know the Muffin Man, Who lives in Drury Lane? The muffin man went door to door delivering English muffins along Drury Lane. Many of the households on Drury Lane would have their food delivered to them. The rhyme was first published around 1820.
  • Seventy-five percent of U.S. households have oatmeal in their cupboard.
  • Four U.S. states have adopted a State Muffin. (Massachusetts – Corn, Minnesota – Blueberry, New York – Apple and Washington – Blueberry).
  • The McDonald’s Egg McMuffin was introduced in 1972, it consists of American cheese, Canadian bacon, an English muffin and an egg.
  • Oats are used primarily as food for livestock, with only about 5% of the world crop being consumed by humans.

How To Observe National Oatmeal Muffin Day

  • Tap into your inner baker. Whip together some oatmeal muffins.
  • Use #NationalOatmealMuffinDay to post on social media. Facebook | Twitter

National National Oatmeal Muffin Day Facts We Missed

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There is a National Food Holiday for almost every day of the year. Don’t miss a single one! Find all of the National Food Holidays to spice up your food truck menu specials throughout the year.

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