BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all jolly happy souls: cream cheese frosting is coming to town. On Dec. 13, Arla Foods (Arla) is commemorating the nation's favorite seasonal dessert topping with its own official holiday: America's first-ever National Cream Cheese Frosting Day. To celebrate, Arla is unveiling the list of the best cream cheese frosting desserts in each state and inviting the public to make their own cream cheese frosting at home with deliciously simple Arla Cream Cheese.
Whether they're making spice cake, carrot cake or even just licking it off a spoon, Americans' love of cream cheese frosting reaches a fevered peak in November and December. Google Trends shows that searches for "cream cheese frosting" spike in those happy holiday months, and continue to grow each year. Searches were up 25 percent on Dec. 13 in 2017 over the year before.
'Tis the season for cream cheese frosting and Arla's deliciously simple cream cheese is the best-tasting base for this perennial favorite frosting. "Arla shares the love America has for cream cheese frosting, so we invite everyone to celebrate the first-ever National Cream Cheese Frosting Day by sharing your own recipe or enjoying a sweet cream cheese frosting treat with friends and family," said Kyle Lancaster, Cream Cheese Category Manager, Arla USA.
The best cream cheese frosting in each state Sharing the sweetness of the season, Arla has named its favorite cream cheese frosting picks for the 2019 National Cream Cheese Frosting Day Best-of-the-Best List. Among the many cream cheese lovers in our nation, Washington D.C. takes the cake with more conversation around cream cheese frosting than any U.S. state.*
Calling all frosting fans: Enter to win free cream cheese for a year On Dec. 13, to celebrate the first-annual National Cream Cheese Frosting Day, Arla will give away a year of free cream cheese on its Facebook page (@arlausa). Frosting fans can enter by commenting on a post that asks: What is your favorite cream-cheese-frosting-topped treat? Any treat that calls for cream cheese frosting is fair game ... from pumpkin bread, to pumpkin spice bars, to carrot cake, red velvet cake, cookie filling or any personal favorite. One winner will receive the grand prize, a year's worth of Arla Cream Cheese. Follow the conversation with #ArlaFrostingDay.
Arla Cream Cheese: Simple, wholesome and delicious Arla is the leader in deliciously simple cream cheese, the key ingredient in the nation's most cherished seasonal dessert topping: cream cheese frosting. With less than half of the ingredients and a better nutrition profile than other common bagel spreads, Arla Cream Cheese is something you can feel good about feeding to your entire family. The product is created without the use of stabilizers, thickeners, artificial flavors and artificial preservatives, offering a better-for-you key ingredient for cream cheese frosting. For more information or to find a retailer near you, visit ArlaUSA.com and follow Arla USA on Facebook and Instagram.
About Arla Foods Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 12,500 farmers from Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands. Arla Foods is one of the strongest players in the international dairy arena, with a wide range of dairy products of the highest quality. Well-known brands like Arla®, Lurpak and Castello belong to the Arla family.