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8 American food creations that have taken things too far
They might also be delicious, we don’t know.

THE US HAS given Ireland many culinary delights down the years – from Oreos to Twinkies.

But being such trendsetters will always have its risks – and as a nation they have made their fair share of food monstrosities. Some of these might even be nice, but we’re probably not willing to take the risk:

1. The ice cream donut sandwich

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Spotted this week in California - who would have thought ice cream would ever be sandwiched between a donut?

It’s a brave – possibly delicious – move.

2. The Hot Dog Bites Pizza

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Introduced to Pizza Hut in the US this year was the Hot Dog Bites Pizza. Just as you thought stuffed crust pizza couldn’t be taken any further, they went and stuck hot dogs in there.

3. The Krispy Kreme triple cheeseburger

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Three burgers sandwiched between two glazed donuts.

How? Why?

4. Deep fried bubble gum

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We’re not averse, as a people, to deep frying some strange things on this side of the Atlantic. But bubblegum?

5. The Pizzabon

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All your favourite pizza ingredients on a cinnamon roll. This happened, and nobody has been the same since.

6. The KFC Double Down

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No need for breaded buns when you can have chicken around the burger.

7. The pizza cake

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Not one pizza, but five. In a cake for some reason.

8. Chicken and waffle cone

Chicken, mashed potatoes and honey mustard drizzle… in a cone.

Surely the texture of that alone would make it close to inedible? But we’re not here to judge. We’re here to admire the culinary imagination it takes to come up with such wonders.

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