Burger King launches new giant burger that includes an entire pack of bacon

Veggies, look away – Burger King has launched a new supersized burger which contains an entire pack of bacon.

The Bacon King contains two quarter pounder patties and eight slices of thick-cut bacon, as well as the usual American cheese, ketchup and mayonnaise topping, all on the classic sesame seed BK bun.

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The colossal sized bun isn’t for the faint hearted. This king sized burger contains a whopping 1,000 calories and 59g of fat – nearly 300 calories more than McDonald’s recently launched Grand Big Mac which has 741kcal per serving.

Introducing the brand NEW, Bacon King! With 8 pieces of smoked bacon, this is a proper burger. pic.twitter.com/IDS68tYUg9

— Burger King UK (@BurgerKingUK) March 14, 2018

The fast food restaurant has also launched a Chicken King burger which includes Burger King’s Tendercrisp chicken and rashers of bacon. It contains 690 calories and 32g of fat.

Alasdair Murdoch, the CEO of Burger King UK said: “We’re firmly committed to delivering innovative, great-tasting food at affordable prices for all our customers.”

Murdoch added: “We hear how much our guests in the UK love bacon, and we hope that by introducing the Bacon King sandwich we help to satisfy that craving.”