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The cronut burger comes to the CNE

08/14/2013 02:17 EDT | Updated 10/14/2013 05:12 EDT
A cronut burger — a hamburger with a croissant-donut mix for a bun, topped with a maple bacon-jam — is one of many Frankenstein-like selections on the many at this year's Canadian National Exhibition.

The annual festival often makes headlines for its outrageous food offerings, which have in the past included deep-fried butter, a cheeseburger with a donut bun surrounding it and BLT sandwiches that also had Nutella spread and back-bacon.

Outside of these offerings, the CNE will have dozens of on-site vendors offering more traditional foods and snacks.

The CNE runs from August 16 to September 2. It typically draws more than 1 million visitors each year.

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