National Pancake Day - September 26

National Pancake Day – September 26


The table is set, the batter is mixed, the griddle is hot, the butter and syrup are ready and so is everyone, ready to celebrate National Pancake Day.   This food holiday is celebrated each year on September 26.

You may not have time to make a pancake breakfast but that is okay, pancakes make a great dinner as well.

Pancakes can actually be served at any time and with a variety of toppings or fillings some of which are jam, fruit, syrup, chocolate chips or meat.

****There is archaeological evidence that suggests that pancakes are probably the earliest and most widespread breakfast food eaten in prehistoric societies.

Pancakes are also known as flapjacks or hotcakes.


To celebrate National Pancake Day, enjoy one of the following “tried and true” pancake recipes:

Post on social media using #NationalPancakeDay to encourage others to do the same.


Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Pancake Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.


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