National Pancake Day - September 26
Tue, Sep 26, 2023

National Pancake Day

National Pancake Day is a holiday that Americans love so much that it is celebrated twice a year. September 26 is the second day on the calendar when you can make pancakes and treat friends, neighbors, and colleagues.


Pancakes are one of the oldest dishes on the planet. They were prepared in ancient Greece, and the recipe has since evolved, with various variations of cooking and fillings appearing. Different types of flour are used as the main component – wheat, rice, or corn. Cow or coconut milk is also added. The filling can be sweet or salty. Probably, there is no country where they do not know what pancakes are. They are even made from bananas!

Why We Love National Pancake Day

  • Pancakes are different – you can make this dish according to your own recipe. They can be large and small, thick and thin, with the addition of fruits and vegetables.
  • This is a versatile dish – it is prepared for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It can be a main dish, snack, or dessert.
  • For many, pancakes are an opportunity to become a little happier. Adults and children enjoy them. The aroma of pancakes takes us back to childhood – calm, carefree, and happy.

How to take part

Make pancakes and let there be enough of them to treat loved ones, friends, neighbors, and colleagues. Make a wide variety of pancakes, and be sure to try a new recipe. Involve children in cooking; it brings the family together and forms trusting relationships. Watch educational master classes – famous chefs make not just pancakes, but culinary masterpieces and you try your hand at this.

When is National Pancake Day in 2023?

National Pancake Day is observed on September 26 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday September 26 2023
Thursday September 26 2024
Friday September 26 2025
Saturday September 26 2026

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