The Pancake Tossing World Record

The Rules

(If you want to break a record that is published in a record book or governed by an international authorithy, there may be other or additional rules. See here for more information.)

  1. The record is for the number of times a pancake (the same on each time) can be tossed in two minutes. It should be made with 170 g (6 oz) of batter, in a pan with a base measurement of 15.2 cm (6 in). The ingredients used should be edible and comprise flour, eggs and milk.
  2. The frying pan should weight at least 340 g (12 oz) and have a base measurement of at least 21.5 cm (8 1/2 in.)
  3. The number of tosses should be counted and recorded in a satisfactory manner, and this figure confirmed in the signed statements.

Dean Gould, pancake
          tossing champion (JPG, 14 kB)
Dean Gould, former pancake flipping champion

World Records from 1988 to now

232 Philip Artingstall (Great Britain)   16-02-1988
262 Philip Artingstall (Great Britain) 28-04-1988
281 Judith Aldridge (Great Britain) 27-02-1990
283 Philip Artingstall (South Africa) 22-05-1992
307 Philip Artingstall (South Africa) 23-02-1993
349 Dean Gould (Great Britain) 14-01-1995
399 Dean Gould (Great Britain) 1997
416 Ralf Laue (Germany) 28-06-1997

Record Holder Ralf Laue on video: as Quicktime Video (900 kB, preferred) or AVI video (1.9 MB)

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