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Pancakes were eaten on this day to use up rich indulgent foods like eggs and milk before the 40-day fasting season

Today is Shrove Tuesday

February 9, 2016

When is Pancake Day 2016?

Pancake Day has been celebrated by Britons for centuries. Known also as Shrove Tuesday, its exact date, rather confusingly, changes every year, because it is determined by when Easter falls. But it is always the day preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), and always falls in February or March. This year, you’ll need to get your pans ready for Tuesday, February 9th.