The tradition is said to have originated in 1445 when a housewife from Olney, Buckinghamshire, was so busy making pancakes that she forgot the time until she heard the church bells ringing for the service.
"We like to eat here at the Seniors Centre and ringing in Shrove Tuesday is a lovely excuse", said Beverley Nurden with a laugh. Shrove Tuesday falls the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of Lent.
Pancake parties and even a Pancake Day Challenge - which involves eating a stack of 12 pancakes in 12 minutes or less - will also take place in London for Shrove Tuesday 2017.
Why pancakes? Shrove Tuesday gets it's name from the ritual shriving (to confess) of the faithful in preparation for the Lenten fast.
However despite the simple recipe, many people struggle to make the "perfect" pancake.
The Siúcra survey found that 70 per cent of Irish people will make their pancakes from scratch while 20 per cent will rely on a ready mix and 6 per cent will eat ready-made pancakes.
When I was growing up, my mum only made pancakes for us once a year.
American pancakes are fluffy because they use a raising agent, like baking powder.
Pancake day: why not eat a crazed dictator? Lent is traditionally a time of fasting when people give up unhealthy foods. The nation's favourite topping is the classic combination of lemon and sugar (38%) followed by maple syrup (20%) and chocolate spread (15%). You could add bacon and eggs, mushroom and spinach, ham and cheese or pizza toppings.
How to make the flawless pancakesWhy do we celebrate Pancake Day?
Put the butter in a small pan with the Frangelico and heat gently, pour over crepes and sprinkle with most of the chopped hazelnuts.
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