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10 Pancake Recipes From Around The World For World Pancake Day

It's World Pancake Day! No matter how old you are, there's always something special about biting into warm fluffy pancakes in the morning (or at night if that's your thing). So to celebrate our favourite breakfast, here are ten amazing pancakes from around the world for you to make this week.

1. Buttermilk Pancakes

Country of Origin: United States of America

There's nothing as good as classic American pancakes dripping with syrup. Try this recipe for Buttermilk pancakes with maple bacon.

Find the recipe here.

2. Crepes

Country of Origin: France

Our neighbors over in Europe claim this is the one true pancake and the far more superior cousin to North American pancakes. Why fight when you can have both?

Find the recipe here.

3. Aebleskiver

Country of Origin: Denmark

Danish people have been making these mini pancake balls for hundreds of years. The word means 'apple slices' because aebleskiver were cooked with apple pieces or applesauce hundreds of years ago.

You can make aebleskiver plain or fill it with delicious flavors like chocolate and jam.

Find the recipe here.

4. Farinata

Country of Origin: Italy

It's hard to believe that something as tasty as a Farinata is so easy to make. But with four ingredients and little to no effort, we can bet this pancake will be a mainstay in your home after today.

Find the recipe here.

5. Pannukakku

Country of Origin: Finland

Pannukakku is a simple pancake which is typically made in the oven and has been a Finnish breakfast staple for years. It goes great with your morning coffee or with whipped cream as a dessert.

Find the recipe here.

6. Martabak

Countries of Origin: Thailand, Indonesia, India

Thick and soft with nuts, chocolate and cheese fillings, Martabak is the indulgent pancake you deserve to have this week.

Find the recipe here.

7. Cong You Bing

Country of Origin: China

Cong You Bing are a quick meal for any time of the day. You can pair these scallion pancakes with soy sauce and chili oil or roll them up with a piece of ham before you head out for the day. Either way they're the quick, savory meal you never knew you needed.

Find the recipe here.

8. Tiganites

Country of Origin: Greece

Greeks believe tiganites were the first pancakes made in recorded history. We can't verify this claim but we do know that these fluffy desserts taste amazing with honey and walnuts.

Find the recipe here.

9. Boxty

Country of Origin: Ireland

Boxties are a beautiful cross between a traditional pancake and a potato latke. They're often made for St. Patrick's Day around the world but we won't tell if you decide to make these today.

Find the recipe here.

10. Hotteok

Country of Origin: South Korea

Hotteoks are addictive pancakes from South Korea which are often served warm with tea or milk. You can make these with a traditional sugar syrup filling or with a sweet red bean.

What better way to celebrate the Winter Olympics and World Pancake Day?

Find the recipe here.

Which of these delicious global recipes will you be making this week?