The World’s largest ice cream sundae weighed in at nearly 55,000 pounds. It was from 20.27 tons of ice cream, 4.39 tons of syrup, and 537 pounds of topping.
Ice cream sundaes were originally “Sundays,” but the spelling was changed to avoid offending religious bluenoses.
George Washington expense ledgers note a “cream machine for ice” on May 17, 1784.
From: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Everything by the Editors of Discover Magazine and Dean Christopher