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13 McFlurry Flavors the US is Sorely Missing Out On

The McFlurry is arguably the best thing at McDonald’s as it combines ice cream, usually some sort of chocolate, and if you do it right, zero guilt. Yeah, everyone’s always trying to tell you to eat healthy, or whatever, but sometimes you have to just treat yo self. While we’ve learned to love the delicious Oreo and M&M’s McFlurry here in the U.S., it seems like the rest of the world really goes all out with its McFlurry flavors. Don’t believe me? Check out 13 insane McFlurry flavors you cannot get in the U.S.  

 

Chocolate Orange McFlurry – UK


Not quite sure how I feel about a citrusy fruit flavor mixed with my ice cream, but the U.K. seems to make it work with this Chocolate Orange McFlurry. Not only do they use Terry’s Chocolate Orange pieces, they also add a chocolate orange sauce in there, too.  

 

Chocolate Fudge Brownie McFlurry – Ireland

Ireland has done a Chocolate Fudge Brownie McFlurry, which sounds amazing. Brownies a la mode are always a winning combo, so just imagine bits of fudge brownie mixed into a McFlurry. Yes Ronald McDonald, take all my money!

 

Pirulin McFlurry – Venezuela

You’re probably not familiar with Pirulin, but simply put, it’s a hazelnut filled-wafer, and in Argentina, they’ll put those bad boys in a McFlurry. It’s almost like a crunchy Nutella wafer mixed with McFlurry ice cream. Yes, please.

 

Tiramisu McFlurry – Netherlands

Dat McFlurry❤ #tiramisumcflurry #mcflurry #mcdonalds #icecream #food

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Ice cream, coffee, and chocolate syrup. Is there any more perfect of a combination? You’d think Italy would have been all over this, but the beautiful creation can actually be found in the Netherlands.

 

Cadbury Creme McFlurry – Ireland, UK, Australia

I’ve been waiting all year for you. #Cadburymcflurry

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Cadbury eggs are a favorite around Easter time, and in spots like Ireland, the UK, and Australia they put those creamy little eggs inside McFlurries. The classic white and orange fondant filling, along with the chocolate shell sounds like a pretty good combo with the popular cold treat.

 

Pineapple Oreo McFlurry – Colombia

Yes, pineapple on pizza has been a hot debate for a while, but how do you feel about pineapple in ice cream? Colombia didn’t stop at the chunks of pineapple though, as they wanted to contrast the flavor with bits of Oreo.

 

Stroopwafel McFlurry – Netherlands

The Dutch treat, Stroopwafel, is a thin and crispy waffle biscuit that’s got a decadent caramel filling. They’re already addicting by themselves, but having them in a McFlurry just might be a crime. Yet in the Netherlands, this just translates to another way to treat yoself proper.

 

Galak McFlurry – Venezuela

Galak is probably another chocolate you’re not familiar with, but it’s made by Nestle and is found other countries such as Canada, Ireland, and Venezuela. This beautiful McFlurry has been spotted in Venezuela, and has pieces of the white chocolate to make us Americans all the more jealous.

 

Dulce de Leche McFlurry – Venezuela

One of the things I will miss the most… #DulceDeLecheMcflurry #Toddy

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OK, if you haven’t noticed by now, Venezuela’s McFlurry game is way more advanced than anything we have in the U.S. Dulce de leche is like a Latin American caramel that’s a little thicker, and has a slightly bolder taste. It tastes amazing combined with ice cream and cookie crumbles, so McD’s really found a sweet spot here.

 

Green Tea McFlurry – Malaysia

#greenteamcflurry 😍

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Green tea flavors have become all the rage over the last couple of years, so it should come as no surprise that there is a McFlurry version. McDonald’s in Malaysia took advantage of the world’s obsession with green tea and made this dream a reality.

 

Red Velvet Oreo McFlurry – Canada

We sometimes forget about red velvet until it’s February as the flavor represents Valentine’s love for some reason. Well, McDonald’s Canada takes full advantage of the the general population’s love for red velvet, and adds Oreos to it.

 

Bubblegum Squash McFlurry – Australia, New Zealand

The Bubblegum Squash McFlurry came and went like a thief in the night, and while it might sound like a questionable flavor, the Aussies must have liked it. There was even a petition to bring back the limited time flavor. Knowing McDonald’s, it will be back at some point, then take it away like the teases they are.

 

Prestigio McFlurry – Brazil

Hmmmm❤🍦 #mcflurryprestigio

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Prestigio is a Nestle chocolate that’s stuffed with coconut, almost like a Mounds bar or Almond Joy. Brazil mixed mini pieces of those chocolates into this McFlurry, because as we’ve learned, you can pretty much put anything into a McFlurry and it’ll probably give you a mouthgasm. Ugh, the FOMO is real with this flavor.

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Some Dopes Just Funded a $11K Kickstarter for Bacon Sprinkles, aka Bacon Bits

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People buy a lot of stupid things. Those balance bracelets for instance. Or fortune teller readings, or Instagram followers. But it takes a special kind of genius to sell them things they already have.

Bacon Hagelslag is a recently funded project on Kickstarter that, despite its cool foreign name, is essentially just bacon bits. Meant to be drizzled over salad or sandwiches or ice cream, it’s the bro’s version of regular “hagelslag” — chocolate sprinkles Dutch people put on toast – and apparently was a cool enough idea that over 500 backers pledged over €8,500 to make it a reality.

Let’s reiterate: over 500 people paid nearly twelve thousand US dollars. For. Bacon. Bits.

Thrillist called the bacon-slag “bacon sprinkles” and praised their six month shelf life. For reference, regular bacon bits can keep between six months to a year.

There is, of course, the possibility that the Dutch simply don’t have bacon bits, in which case we might be willing to look the other way. If we didn’t have bacon bits, we’d pay big money to make ’em real too.

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Bottled Canal Water in Amsterdam Costs More Than $50

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Amsterdam is known for quite a few things to us Americans, like bicycles… and this. However, the Dutch city features a lesser-known and overlooked attraction — its canals. In fact, Amsterdam’s canal district turns 400 this year, and to celebrate, the water is being sold and bottled as Amsterdam Canal Aqua.

For a cool €50 ($68.98 US), you can own an historic piece of Amsterdam taken from some of the city’s famous canals — the Singel, Prinsengracht, Herengracht and Keizersgracht. Each bottle of water also has the waterway’s background story on its label.

Amsterdam Canal Aqua is definitely a unique souvenir, but tourists be warned: it’s probably in your best interest that you don’t drink the stuff.

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Weed Mayonnaise Is Now Available in the Netherlands, Naturally

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Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire, except where there’s just French fries and the smoke is actually just the smell of weed mayonnaise.

After years of searching for the perfect accompaniment to dry, starchy potatoes that can also cure cottonmouth and combat the munchies, one French fry chain in the Netherlands has just introduced a new weed-flavored mayonnaise, inspired by the “pervasive smell of weed smoke on the street.”

According to Grubstreet, the new ‘Wietsaus’ from Manneken Pis contains no amount of actual cannabis, but is still “creamy,” “dense,” and brimming with the “’unmistakable taste of weed.’”

So in other words, they took the only good parts of weed, the smell and flavor, and left all the fun psychoactive effects in the trash where they belong. Naturally.

You’d think that someplace with the capacity to use real weed as a food flavoring, you know, would, if only to make the taste more authentic, but what do I know.

Still, until they get their sh*t together, at least you can always learn how to make a DIY version made with real marijuana oil, here.

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Burger King Expands X-Tra Long Burgers to Netherlands

The Burger King X-Tra Long Burger, an item that was originally launched in Germany, has now seen some legs in The Netherlands. According to an ad uncovered from our colleagues over at Burger Business, we are now privvy to the Dutch-spread of the product, now with a new X-Tra Long Rodeo BBQ burger in the mix. The new sandwich piles on multiple burger patties, onion rings, cheese and barbecue sauce for an insane horizontally built sandwich. Looks eerily like the Carl’s Jr. Footlong Cheeseburger, don’t you think?