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Updated on Sep 14, 2019. Posted on Jul 9, 2017

Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader When It Comes To Spelling Food Words?

Is it "desert" or "dessert?"

We asked the BuzzFeed Community which words they always misspell. Can you tell which food-related words are actually spelled correctly?

  1. Cantaloupe

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Cantaloupe" doesn't look right, but it is.

  2. Desert

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Dessert" has a double "S" because it's extra sweet, y'all.

  3. Barbeque

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's actually "barbecue," with a "C."

  4. Brussel Sprouts

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "Brussels," with an "S" on the end.

  5. Macaroon

    Wikipedia Creative Commons
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The type of macaron in the picture only has one "O."

  6. Sandwiches

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No witches or whiches in these sandwiches.

  7. Receipt

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "receipt." Remember: "I" before "E," except after "C."

  8. Spaghetti

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    That "gh" in the middle of "spaghetti" looks weird, but it's correct.

  9. Ruben

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Reuben" sandwiches would be correct.

  10. Resturant

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's actually "restaurant."

UPDATE

A previous version of the quiz did not accept “macaroon” as a correct answer, but macaroons are indeed a food. The quiz has been updated with a picture of the correct treat we’re looking for.