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A Brief History of Pancake Day - Infographic

Happy Pancake Day! Time to celebrate with flour, eggs and milk!

It's Shrove Tuesday which means, some of you may be gearing up for Lent by indulging in delicious goodies all day. Whether you call it Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day, today is a day of feasting for the fast. But, do you know where this tradition comes from and how it can be celebrated around the world? Check out our brief history of Pancake Day with our infographic below! After reading up on this annual celebration, why not take our "What Should You Eat for Pancake Day" quiz to find out which ingredients you should be including with your hotcakes today!

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