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Burger(less) King? Fast food chain sells massive cheese-only 'burger' in Thailand

The "Real Cheeseburger" has as many as 20 slices of American cheese, but no burger at all.
Credit: Burger King Thailand via CNN
Burger King Thailand introduced the "Real Cheeseburger" Sunday, featuring as many as 20 slices of American cheese, but no meat.

BANGKOK, Thailand — Burger King in Thailand has introduced a new item it calls the "Real Cheeseburger." 

The burger has no meat. Instead, the bun is stacked with as many as 20 slices of American cheese. 

A Facebook post by Burger King Thailand said the menu offering was no joke.

"Not for fun, this is for real!" read the translated text.

In Thailand, cheese is especially popular among young people. It is common for it to be sprinkled on all kinds of dishes.

The Real Cheeseburger normally costs about $11 in U.S. dollars, but is currently selling for a little more than $3. 

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Posted by Burger King Thailand on Saturday, July 8, 2023

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