14 Foods Made Delicious By Surprisingly Flavorful Fusions

The belief that “opposites attract” also applies to the palate. These foods bring together flavors in such an unexpected way that you may never want to see them apart again. After you test out some of these awesome flavor combos, try the new lovable, chuggable, FUZE iced teas.

1. Bacon & Maple Frosting

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This recipe proves that bacon doesn’t always have to pair with chocolate.

2. Black Tea & Eggs

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Yes, even a crevasse can taste good. Learn the Chinese Tea Egg recipe here.

3. Peach & Parma Ham



Hello sweet. Hello savory. Hello recipe.

4. Coffee & Beer

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The fact that these two are on a steak proves that “too much of a good thing” is just some myth.

5. Purple Yam Ice Cream & Bread

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Try Jun Belen’s recipe for Ube Ice Cream Sandwiches.

6. Tofu & Mango

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Tofu can hangout with nearly anything, and this mango dessert is no exception.

7. Coffee & Brisket

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Try this combination for yourself.

8. Watermelon & Deep Fried Goodness

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Deep frying anything is usually the right idea.

9. Pumpkin Bread & Salsa

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This combo hails from Las Chicas.

10. Basil & Blueberry

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Try a Lemon Basil Blueberry Cupcake and never look back.

11. Tequila & Avocado

This Avocado Margarita recipe has a hearty serving of vegetables and booze.

12. Fruit & Chili Powder

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Cut up fruit, add some spice, and you’ll have yourself a Cinco De Mayo Fruit Cup.

13. Zucchini & White Chocolate

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Zucchini escapes the everyday casserole by taking on a cake form.

14. Yogurt & Beet

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These flavors meet for some layered yumminess.

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