Thursday, February 10, 2011

Review: McDonald's - Bacon, Egg and Cheese McGriddle

McDonald's Bacon, Egg and Cheese McGriddle is for people who want hotcakes and their bacon, egg, and cheese but in a quick-to-eat and portable form i.e. a sandwich.

Basically, a McGriddle is a breakfast sandwich with fluffy pancakes with little pockets of maple syrup baked in for the bun and your typical choice of bacon or sausage, eggs and cheese inside.

Prices will vary but around here it's $3.89 for breakfast combo with hash browns and coffee or $2.89 for a Bacon, Egg and Cheese McGriddle alone.
In a bit of Mc-branding each pancake is pressed with a McDonald's logo. The pancake itself is fairly thick and fluffy but with the maple syrup it is a little too sweet overriding the more mild flavors of the cheese, bacon, and eggs.
The bacon was mostly thin, crisp texture but I could taste it here and there. I would say the Bacon, Egg and Cheese McGriddle is mostly sweet with some savory elements.
Still, it's enjoyable and an interesting answer to a question perhaps no one was asking but hey, it's still on the menu right? I prefer the more normal breakfast starch of a biscuit or English muffin though.

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Nutritional Info - McDonald's Bacon, Egg & Cheese McGriddle - 6.3 oz (164g)
Calories - 420 (from Fat - 160)
Fat - 18g (Saturated Fat - 8g)
Sodium - 1110mg
Carbs - 48g (Sugar - 15g)
Protein - 15g
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