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Fun Holiday – Waffle Day

Waffles have, as far as we know, three holidays in the year dedicated to them – On March 11, March 25, and August 24.

Waffles with strawberries and blueberries.
Waffles with strawberries and blueberries.
Have waffles for all your meals today.
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This Waffle Day originated in Sweden.

Swedish Mistake

Known as Våffeldagen, legend has it that the holiday was mistakenly created due to a mispronunciation of Vårfrudagen. Vårfrudagen or Our Lady’s Day is a Christian holiday also known as Annunciation.

Today, many countries around the world celebrate March 25 as Waffle Day.

Originated in Europe

Waffles are dough or batter cooked between two hot plates, usually made of iron. The dish is thought to have originated in Europe and is now enjoyed all around the world for breakfast, as a snack, or as dessert.

Waffle Iron Patent Awarded

In the United States, Waffle Day is celebrated on August 24. The unofficial holiday commemorates the day in 1869 when the first waffle iron was patented.

The healthier version, Oatmeal Nut Waffle Day, is celebrated on March 11.

How to Celebrate?

  • With waffles! Make them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Experiment with toppings – make savory waffles instead of sweet waffles. Try the American soul food version of fried chicken and waffles.
  • Have a waffle party and have your family and friends bring their most innovative waffle dish.

Did You Know...

...that Belgian Waffles were created and introduced to the world for the first time in the United States? Maurice Vermersch introduced them at the 1964 New York World's Fair as the Bel-Gem Waffle.

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