Pancake Day is also known as Shrove Tuesday! It is also known as lots of different names across the world.
Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is actually a Christian Festival. It always falls on the Tuesday before the beginning of Lent.
Did you know that although Pancake Day is on a Tuesday each year, it falls on different dates. It is always exactly 47 days before Easter!
Shriving means listening to someone’s sins and then forgiving them.
It is believed that Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday started in 1445 in Olney. Olney is in Buckinghamshire, England.
According to the Guinness World Records, Brad Jolly from Australia has done the most flips of a pancake in one minute.
One of the most popular is lemon and sugar… but some people like chocolate spread or fruit!
In the UK, it is estimated that around 52 million eggs are used on the day! That is a lot of eggs!
The biggest ever pancake was made in Manchester. It won the Guinness World Record!
You don’t need many ingredients to make pancakes. All you need is flour, eggs and milk!