Sunday, July 1, 2012

ChocolateBet: July 1, 2012

Chocolate of the Day:

Burger King
Bacon Sundae
Good - Good +
Weight: unknown
Calories: 510 calories in 1 sundae
Cost: $2.69 for 1 sundae
Purchased from: Burger King, in Redwood City, CA

Welcome to Day #4 of Chocolate and Backyard BBQ and Bacon theme week. Today the "backyard" belonged to the local Burger King. I had a bun-free version of their Carolina BBQ Whopper (burger) on a plate (at right, buried under lettuce).

And now, let's cut directly to the chocolate. For a limited time only, Burger King was offering a bacon sundae.

That is correct. A bacon sundae. Soft serve vanilla ice cream in a clear plastic cup was festooned with ribbons of chocolate and caramel sauce; and the sundae was topped with pieces of real, hardwood smoked bacon. The saltiness of the bacon added crunch and helped balance the sweetness of this sundae.

Note: As you might expect, the bacon sundae was not a low-calorie treat. It was a 510 calorie sundae, and the sugar and sodium levels were somewhat elevated; but it was quite tasty.

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