The Ketchup Doughnut Whopper Is How Burger King Celebrates Hanukkah

December 6, 2016

Miraculously, it’s only available in Israel

In a deep-fried mashup worthy of the State Fair of Texas, Burger King Israel is unleashing doughnut burgers on the masses this month. The Times of Israel reports the burgers are rolling out in honor of Hanukkah, the Jewish seasonal Festival of Lights that’s often celebrated with the consumption of copious amounts of oily fried foods like sufganiya — jelly-filled doughnuts.

The “SufganiKing” burgers will feature all the traditional Whopper trimmings with a fried doughnut bun filled with ketchup instead of jelly. The burger “proves that miracles still happen,” the company declared in