The ingredients for your party…

Ingredients

Well the digital ones at least!

Organising a Flipping Marvellous Pancake Party? Need a few extra resources? Here you’ll find all the ingredients you need to pull off a totally cracking event. Inspire your guests with Jenny’s incredible story, get competitive with the Big Pancake Quiz, and get your hands on a few more posters and placemats to deck out your venue. Job’s a good ‘un.

Social media shareables

Get sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or any other social media platform you use (we won’t judge you for still using MySpace). Don’t forget to use the hashtag #CAPPancakeParty

File NameFile Size
zip Social media shareables zip8.7MB

The Great Big Pancake Quiz

Stuck for ways to entertain your Pancake Party guests? Test their crêpe-based knowledge by challenging them to this quiz! Use the stickers in your pack as prizes, bring your own, or ask guests to contribute.

 

Questions

  1. What is the name of the day after Shrove Tuesday?
  2. How many days are there between Shrove Tuesday and Easter Sunday?
  3. Traditionally, why do we eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?
  4. What is the name of the thin, French-style pancakes?
  5. What is Shrove Tuesday known as in the USA?
  6. On average, how many million eggs are used in the UK on Shrove Tuesday? 42, 52 or 62?
  7. According to a recent survey, what is the most popular pancake topping in the UK?
  8. The world record for flipping pancakes is how many in two minutes? 149, 249 or 349?
  9. The world's tallest pancake stack was made up of how many pancakes? 60, 70 or 80?
  10. The biggest pancake ever was made in Rochdale in 1994, but how much did it weigh? Two tonnes, three tonnes or four tonnes?

Answers

  1. Ash Wednesday
  2. 47
  3. To use up ingredients such as flour, milk and eggs before Lent
  4. Crêpes
  5. Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday!)
  6. 52
  7. Lemon juice
  8. 349
  9. 60
  10. Three tonnes

Answers from natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/general-geography/shrove-tuesday-facts and telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/28/pancake-day-britains-favourite-pancake-toppings-revealed

Press release

To help you spread the word about your Pancake Party, we’ve put together this press release which you can send to newspapers, magazines and radio stations in your area. Simply edit the bits in red and you’re good to go.

File NameFile Size
docx Press release docx120KB

Posters and placemat

Little things like where you display your collection box and posters around your venue can make a big difference. It’s a good idea to put up your A3 Gift Aid form and A4 competition poster close together to encourage people to sign up. Print out extra copies here if you need them.

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