13 Jun '12, 1pm

Brace yourself: Burger King is introducing a bacon sundae

Brace yourself: Burger King is introducing a bacon sundae

I was under the impression that the “put bacon on everything” trend had run its course, but if so, nobody sent Burger King the memo. The chain is reportedly introducing a “bacon sundae ” as part of its summer menu. That’s … exactly what you think it is. Now, this is far from the worst thing a fast-food restaurant has ever come up with. For instance, unlike the Jack in the Box bacon milkshake , it appears to actually contain bacon, not just bacon-flavored syrup. And for awhile, even foodies seemed to be getting on the bacon dessert train. It’s just possible that there’s real gustatory value to this thing, though personally I never intend to find out. But keep this in mind if your interest is piqued by the idea of vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, caramel, and bacon: This is Burger King soft-serve, Burger King hot fudge, and Burger King bacon we’re talking about. If you can’t ma...

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