The 19th of September is Butterscotch Pudding Day.
It celebrates the light and creamy, custard-like dessert called “pudding” with a butterscotch flavour to it.
Butterscotch is such a warm, rich, comforting, morish flavour with many layers to it.
Do you like yours warm, or chilled?
You can even buy vegan versions now.
See also: Puddings, Butterscotch, Chocolate Pudding Day, Rice Pudding Day, Tapioca Pudding Day, Vanilla Pudding Day
Activities for today
- Buy some butterscotch pudding packs and take them to work to share around with your workmates;
- make some butterscotch pudding at home from an instant mix;
- make some butterscotch pudding at home from scratch;
- try making an adult version with a splash of Scotch, Bourbon, or Irish cream in it.
Butterscotch and Bourbon Sauce
The first print media mention that CooksInfo is aware of for Butterscotch Pudding Day being on the 19th of September dates from 2000, in Pennsylvania:
“‘National Butterscotch Pudding Day’ which falls on Sept. 19.” — Quick Bites. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Sunday News. Sunday, 27 August 2000. Page G10, col. 5.
They attributed their source to “Bizarre September Holidays” and other Internet sites.
Browning-Blas, Kristen. Happy National Butterscotch Pudding Day! Denver, Colorado: The Denver Post. 19 September 2012. Accessed August 2021 at http://blogs.denverpost.com/food/2012/09/19/happy-national-butterscotch-pudding-day/14861/
Lehner, Dave. Sep 19 – Geezer’s Blog – National Butterscotch Pudding Day. Minot, North Dakota: KCJB Radio. 19 September 2017. Accessed August 2021 at https://kcjb910.iheart.com/content/2017-09-19-sep-19-geezers-blog-national-butterscotch-pudding-day/
Powell, Ronee. Today is National Butterscotch Pudding Day. Cleveland, Ohio: Praise 94.5 Radio. 19 September 2019. Accessed August 2021 at https://praisecleveland.com/2141012/today-is-national-butterscotch-pudding-day-2/
Strickland, Ashley. Breakfast buffet: National butterscotch pudding day. CNN. 19 September 2011. Accessed August 2021 at