pancake house DenverThe next time you join us for a delicious breakfast at The Original Pancake House Denver, here’s some fun trivia about the most important meal to help you impress your friends and family.

  1. What is Cap’n Crunch’s first name?
  2. Who invented the doughnut?
  3. Which state is currently number one in egg production?
  4. What athlete has been on the Wheaties box the most?
  5. What is the name of the green rooster that has been on the box of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes since 1958?
  6. What percentage of adults have eaten cold pizza for breakfast before?
  7. How many Americans skip breakfast every day?
  8. What year was the automatic pop-up toasted invented?
  9. What do the British call thin strips of toast used to dip into soft-boiled eggs?
  10. What artist illustrated the early boxes of Grape Nuts cereal?

Scroll down for the answers.





  1. Horatio
  2. The Dutch are generally believed by historians to have created the first doughnut recipe in the mid-19th century. They fried sweet balls of dough in pork fat, known as olykoeks (oily cakes).
  3. Iowa
  4. Michael Jordan (18 times)
  5. Cornelius
  6. 39%
  7. 31 million
  8. 1919
  9. Soldiers.  It’s believed this is a reference to the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme.
  10. Norman Rockwell illustrations were used by Post in 1919.

We look forward to seeing you soon at one of the two convenient locations of The Original Pancake House Denver.