7 Ways to Celebrate International Waffle Day – March 25


Hands up who likes pancake?! The likelihood is you’ll also like waffles too – right? Yes, since we had a Pancakes Day in February then why not a Waffle Day too? Well, on 25 March is the International Waffle Day!


7 Ways to Celebrate International Waffle Day - March 25Brief History
First celebrated in Sweden, a day which the people of Sweden celebrate Vårfrudagen (“Our Lady’s Day”), a religious holiday nine months before Christmas. With no direct relation to the religious holiday, it co-incidentally sound like waffle as well, and soon it became an international hit.

Why I love waffles?
I love its soft texture on the inside and the little grid on how it made.  I either go for nothing at all – a standalone style with nothing as topping or a total full frontal with everything on top. Plus it is so easy to make. If you know how to make pancakes then this will be a breeze for you.


7 Ways to Celebrate International Waffle Day

7 Ways to Celebrate International Waffle Day - March 25


1. Be the host of an international waffle brunch
Invite friends over for a festive waffle brunch dish. Ask them to bring a topping that is unique to a specific country, and enjoy the different taste around the world.


2. Invent your own recipe competition
Like Plan 1 – ask your friends to invent a recipe that has a specific country famous taste. For example: A French cheesy waffle or a spicy waffle perhaps? And ask your friends to score each other recipes marks out of 10 – written on the card and reveal at the end.


7 Ways to Celebrate International Waffle Day - March 25


3. Blind fold tasting challange

Now, following from Plan 2. Blindfold your friends and ask them to taste and guess which waffle recipes belong to which Chef.


4. Hold a Waffle Eating Contest
If you have any leftovers then why not have a waffle eating contest! See who has the biggest stomach amongst your friends!


5. Waffle on the Spatula Race
For any more leftovers – then a Waffle on the Spatula race would be perfect. Yes, just like egg on the spoon race – but this will be far more tricker! 😉


6. Best Waffle Shaper Game
I know this is just not me. Who like to cut their waffle into certain shape and size before it goes onto the folk and into their mouth. Me! So this contest if for those who’d like to be a little more artistic. Shape that Waffle into something creative. The more creative you get then the more likelihood you’ll win the contest!


7. Hold a Community Waffle Day

7 Ways to Celebrate International Waffle Day - March 25
This is a great way to give back to the community. Have a look around at your local charities, ask them if you can organise a special waffle breakfast for those who are in need. This is such a great way to provide a quick and delicious meal to people who may not have a warm decent meal in ages.


So there you have it – 7 ideas on how to make your International Waffle Day that little bit special.

What do you have planed to celebrate your International Waffle Day? Do share with us in the comment, I’d love to read all about it.



Su x





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Su {Ethan & Evelyn}

Su blogs at Ethan & Evelyn. Ethan (7) & Evelyn (4) are her children. Her blog was originally an online diary but quickly transformed. She blogs about their life adventures of her experiences of motherhood, lifestyle, food, crafts, and travel. Her blog was awarded the Coupon Machine Travel Blog Top100 (#37) in 2016. The #MadBlogAwards 2016 Nominated for Best Craft Blog, Best Family Travel Blog, and Best Preschool Blog. She is a now a Freelance Writer, a Photographer, Co-creator of #ExplorerKids IG community. Host of #FabFridayPost and #ExplorerKids Linkys. And a Kids Yoga Teacher too! Connect with her on Twitter & Instagram @ethannevelyn

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  1. 04/03/2018 / 2:36 am

    I had no idea there was an International Waffle Day. Sounds like a great excuse to eat some delicious waffles. I love them just plain with fruit and syrup. I’m not too adventurous with my waffles.

    • 17/03/2018 / 11:40 pm

      Me neither, not until I’ve done some research! lol! It does sound like a great excuse doesn’t it. I haven’t try with syrup yet. I must!

  2. Helene Trager-Kusman
    04/03/2018 / 5:42 pm

    wow I love waffles! I definitely need to celebrate this!

  3. 04/03/2018 / 7:14 pm

    Oooh love these ideas! I love waffles, I went through a phase of them being my dessert of choice but its been a couple of years since I had one now…might need to add them to my shopping list this week! x

    • 18/03/2018 / 12:30 am

      Oh! I think you’ll be doing for more of these soon! Once start you can’t stop! lol! 😉 x

  4. 04/03/2018 / 8:36 pm

    My waffle maker is one of our most used things in our kitchen, we love it! Recently I discovered some bubble waffle shops popping up in Cambridge, need to try those soon! 🙂

  5. 04/03/2018 / 10:46 pm

    How have I not heard of this day before? I love waffles and I’m going to be all over it this year. Now to get planning!

  6. 05/03/2018 / 10:16 pm

    Oooh this just made me so hungry! Waffles are something I haven’t had for a while since I went gluten free, I’ve yet to find a good gluten free waffle or even one in a restaurant or fast food. These all look great!

    • 18/03/2018 / 12:35 am

      Aha! I have created a gluten free waffle recipe for you! Do check it out below. 🙂 x

  7. 05/03/2018 / 10:19 pm

    I knew about Pancake Day but never knew there’s a Waffle Day too! Going to have to find a place to celebrate…

    • 18/03/2018 / 12:39 am

      Me too! Not just you. Until I did my research – you learn something new everyday. x

  8. 05/03/2018 / 11:34 pm

    I had no idea about international waffle day! I love pancakes and waffles! Thanks for the tips, will definitely have to take you up on some of these celebratory tips!

  9. 06/03/2018 / 5:34 pm

    We adore waffles in our family. They are often a Sunday night treat. My husband bought a waffle maker and I thought it would sit unused but not so! Mich x

    • 18/03/2018 / 12:46 am

      How lovely that you have a dedicated waffle day during the week, especially on the weekend. It’s great to hear that the waffle maker is being use often too. 🙂 x

  10. 07/03/2018 / 12:33 am

    Ooooo waffles! They look delicious, although I’ve never made them I know I’d love them. They would have to have something chocolaty on them! Now I’m hungry and now I think I must celebrate waffle day!!

  11. 07/03/2018 / 2:22 pm

    Oh goodness, European waffles are just amazing! We found some amazing ones in Brugge and consider going back there all the time just for an amazing, indulgent breakfast!

  12. I like waffles too! And being from Sweden originally, I knew about waffle day, but didn’t know that it was going international ☺️ No pancake day in Sweden though, unless you count every Thursday (it’s traditional to have yellow pea soup & pancakes on Thursdays). And for Shrove Tuesday there’s a specific Shrove Tuesday Bun (‘Semla’). x

    • 18/03/2018 / 9:59 am

      Oh – Wow! Yes! You are International now! 😉 Oh! That’s very interesting to learn about pea soup. I have yet to try to give that to the kids. lol! xx

  13. Margaret Gallagher
    10/03/2018 / 10:36 pm

    Didnt know there was an international waffle day – i think i know where mine go wrong ! Not enough baking powder – your recipe looks delicious

  14. Hayley Payne
    12/03/2018 / 5:40 am

    The waffles look amazing

  15. Sheila Reeves
    13/03/2018 / 9:35 pm

    I love the sound of an International Waffle day! I’m hoping pur local waffle cafe will be having a special event, as my waffles haven’t been too successful!

    • 18/03/2018 / 10:11 am

      Why not suggest to them. I’m sure they can accommodate you with your request. 🙂 x

  16. 14/03/2018 / 12:05 am

    I had no idea there was such a day as international waffle day! Pancakes have become a bit of a tradition in our house. But I can see the appeal of waffles so will have to add it to our calendar. x

    • 18/03/2018 / 10:14 am

      Yes! Why not – a great excuse to eat some yummy waffles. 🙂 x

  17. 15/03/2018 / 10:09 am

    I am so glad to see that waffles get their fair share in celebrations! I would try some ice cream sandwiches made with this special shaped food! Thanks for alerting me to this holiday! It’s coming around the bend! #FabFridayPost xoxo

    • 18/03/2018 / 10:17 am

      I know! Isn’t it great! Oh! Ice cream sandwich waffles does sound good. I also must try. Yum! xx

  18. Carolyn
    19/03/2018 / 10:03 am

    I eat waffles only about annually. Maybe I need a waffle party to remind me how good they are

  19. Carolyn
    20/03/2018 / 9:22 am

    I never knew so much fun could be had on Waffle Day!

  20. Sarah Austin
    20/03/2018 / 12:13 pm

    I didn’t know there was an international waffle day! Will definitely be partaking 🙂

  21. Carolyn
    24/03/2018 / 10:28 am

    How wonderful that Waffles can bring people together for a community waffle party!

  22. Rachel Craig
    06/04/2018 / 11:08 pm

    Community Waffle Day Event seems like a nice idea.

  23. paula cheadle
    07/04/2018 / 4:18 pm

    we love waffles, I love the look of yours, will have to give them a try

  24. Lauren Bates
    08/04/2018 / 10:45 am

    They look divine! Is it possible to make every day waffle day? 😛

  25. 08/04/2018 / 12:23 pm

    Sadly, I’m not a great fan of waffles, which is a great shame these look nice!

  26. Jeanette Leighton
    08/04/2018 / 1:25 pm

    Love pancakes and waffles yummy
    Always forget to make them on pancake Day though

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