Today celebrates Penuche. Penuche is a type of caramel candy made from brown sugar, milk, and butter. It is often confused with fudge, but penuche is denser due to the higher sugar content. It's tannish color comes from the caramelization of brown sugar which also gives it a caramel flavor. The flavor is usually described as being buttery, creamy, and slightly nutty. Penuche is a popular flavor of candy in the southern United States, and it is also used as an ice cream flavor.
How to Celebrate Penuche Day
If you have never tried this delicious sweet, today is the day to give it a try. You can make it at home or go to your local sweet shop and pick some up. Enjoy with friends and family!