The tradition of making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Tuesday) has its origin in the need to use up perishable foods before the Lenten fast began.
Is it wrong to eat almost the entire batch yourself? *grin* - 19 Feb 2009 (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)
You can also use brown sugar with orange juice. We use to have these on Sundays. Either lemon juice and white sugar or brown sugar and orange juice. Yum. - 03 Mar 2014 (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)