The Ultimate Pancake Quiz!
How much do you know about the greatest food ever invented? Test your pancake trivia now!
Pancake Day – also known as Shrove Tuesday – is a traditional Christian celebration which takes place in many countries. It's not new – it dates back to the 16th century!
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent, a 40-day period where people reflect on the period of time Jesus fasted in the desert, often by not having a specific treat. The custom of eating pancakes on this day started as a way to use up rich ingredients such as eggs, sugar, and butter, which were traditionally avoided during this time.
Today, Pancake Day is celebrated in different ways all around the globe, with many people enjoying sweet or savoury pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Once you've taken this quiz, why not check out our hilarious pancake jokes, find out which kind of pancake you are, or check out this video which will teach you how to draw a perfect pancake!
Are you a Pancake Day expert? Find out now by taking this quiz!
Romans made the first pancakes and called them Alita Dolcia. What does that Latin name mean?
Potato pancakes – or latkes – are traditionally served during which Jewish festival?
Which country produces 80% of the world's maple syrup?
In the UK, how many eggs are used on Pancake Day?
William Shakespeare mentioned pancakes in some of his plays. True or false?
The Guiness World Record for the most pancakes served in eight hours is...
Andrei Smirnov from Russia ate how many pancakes in one hour?
The largest pancake ever made was how many metres wide?
Dean Gould holds the record for flipping a pancake 349 times in 1995. How many minutes did it take him?
Which country are famous for their crêpes?
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