Who doesn’t love some fluffy pancakes!
5 Things you must know about pancakes:
1. Holy Pancakes
It’s believed that during medieval times, the first 3 pancakes of a batch were sacred. They were marked with a cross, sprinkled with salt & set aside to ward off evil.
2. Aunt Jemima
Invented in Missouri, Aunt Jemima pancake flour was introduced in 1889. It was the first “ready mix” food commercially sold.
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3. Lucky Pancakes
In France, people often hold a coin in one hand and make wishes while flipping their pancakes with the other hand.
4. Secret Ingredient
Before baking soda, pancakes obtained their fluffiness from this secret ingredient: freshly fallen snow!
5. Fortune Telling Pancakes
In Canada, symbolic objects are added to the batter. Things like engagement rings, a penny or a button. They’re used to predict the future of the consumer.