What is on Your Pancake?


Pancake Day (March 1) is just on the horizon. So, what is on-trend to top your pancakes this year?

Data from Google Trends show that interest in Pancake Day reached its highest ever peak in 2021.

Here are the world’s favourite pancake toppings ranked from highest to lowest.

  1. Syrup
  2. Chocolate Chip
  3. Nutella
  4. Bacon
  5. Strawberries
  6. Lemon and Sugar
  7. Eggs
  8. Salmon
  9. Ice cream
  10. Whipped cream

Syrup and bacon are the most popular sweet and savoury toppings, respectively.

However, data shows a strong preference for sweet over savoury toppings, with syrup, chocolate chip and Nutella being the top three. In recent years, Nutella has seen a big increase in popularity due to its versatility. It can be spread on pancakes, infused in the batter, or even put inside pancakes with chocolate bursting at the seams.