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Nov 18, 2013

Review: Carl's Jr. - Maple Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit

Carl's Jr.'s (also Hardee's but I live on the West Coast) Maple Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit features three maple sausage links, a slice of American cheese, and egg in a fresh-made biscuit.

It's $2.69 for one but I received this one courtesy of Carl's Jr.

The biscuit had a nice, hard crust and soft, dense interior and seems a fair bit bigger than other fast food chains. That being said it's also a little too big for three sausages. It's pretty thick as well leaving me with a couple of less enjoyable sausage-less bites.

The sausages had a nice sear to them and looked pretty tasty. They ended up being just typical though; there was a little bit too much gristle and the maple flavor was a bit too light. I felt like I should have poured a little syrup on.

The egg was of the folded variety and was pretty soft and a little fluffy. The cheese was standard American and melt through.

Overall, Carl's Jr. Maple Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit felt like a pretty ordinary sausage breakfast biscuit with just a touch of maple and a little too much biscuit.

Nutritional Info - Carl's Jr. Maple Sausage, Egg and Cheese Biscuit (196g)
Calories - 650 (from Fat - 420)
Fat - 46g (Saturated Fat - 17g)
Sodium - 1360mg
Carbs - 40g (Sugar - 9g)
Protein - 37g


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4 comments :

  1. compared to their Johnsonville Smoked Sausage biscuit, which I loved, this is an epic fail. The "maple" sausages tasted neither like maple, nor even sausage... and they were mushy...

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  2. Agreed. The sandwich was okay at best. It was no where near as good as McDonald's. (Now there's a sentence I wouldn't have thought I would ever write!)

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  3. Didn't this sandwich already get reviewed on this site? I know I posted my own scathing review in the comments section. Stick with bacon/ egg/ cheese, Sausage & gravy Bisc, or Ultimate Omelette. Those are much better choices. .

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  4. No, that was the news post: http://www.brandeating.com/2013/10/news-carls-jr-hardees-new-maple-sausage-biscuit.html

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