Today I am especially thankful for the fact that gluten-free waffles and gluten-free waffle recipes exist. Going gluten-free doesn’t have to mean giving up delicious waffles – and for a waffle fiend like myself, this is delicious news.
Speaking of news.. a recent survey was conducted that proves we Americans love syrup and butter on our waffles. It also uncovered a few other surprising toppings. Strangely enough, a few of my own non-syrup or butter toppings are nowhere in sight…
- cream cheese
- fried chicken (TRUST ME!)
- whipped topping
To conduct the NationalToday.com International Waffle Day Survey, the researchers at National Today (America’s favorite online destination to commemorate quirky and fun holidays) asked 1,000 Americans about their favorite breakfast foods.
62% of Americans say that maple syrup is their favorite waffle topping. That’s more than 6 times the second-place winner—butter, which is the favorite waffle topping of just 10% of Americans.
Personally, I wouldn’t touch a waffle without BOTH butter and syrup! Fortunately, we don’t have to choose…. so, BOTH it is.
In fact, although most Americans would choose maple syrup over butter if they were forced to choose only one topping, 65% of Americans love butter on their waffles.
RANKING OF THE TOP 10 WAFFLE TOPPINGS
#1: Maple Syrup (62%)
#2: Butter (10%)
#3: Fresh Fruit (8%)
#4: Peanut butter (4%)
#5: Fruit sauce (4%)
#6: Nutella (4%)
#7: Chocolate syrup (3%)
#8: Honey (2%)
#9: Jelly/jam (2%)
#10: Apple butter (2%)
To learn more about International Waffle Day, you can visit http://nationaltoday.com/world/international-waffle-day.