KFC Introduces Edible Coffee Cups

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Who says ya gotta stick to your day job?

One would think that [a company like] Starbuck’s would’ve thunk it first. But one is up against a whole lot when it comes to a chicken brand franchise having come up with the first hot dog wrapped in a chicken sandwich, eh right?

Well see it and weep-despite the fact that franchise KFC isn’t even known for selling—coffee: Introducing Edible Coffee cups!

Well yeah, I know it seems strange-the combination: coffee with your chicken, but actually no stranger a combination than a Double Down Dog wrapped in chicken is, so why not?

Seems like somebody over a KFC’s got not only their thinking cap on-but too, found a way for coffee drinkers need not [a cap for their coffee].

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Now you can have your coffee, and eat it, too. Metro UK announced Wednesday morning that KFC is introducing the Scoffee, an allegedly delicious edible coffee cup, to celebrate the launch of KFC’s Seattle’s Best Coffee in its UK locations.

The Scoffee is a magical bit of gastronomic engineering that uses a cookie shell (or, as the Brits call it, a biscuit) with a white chocolate coating to create a vessel for your morning cup of Joe. The outside of the Scoffee is a thin layer of sugar printed to look like a real coffee cup.

Invented by food scientists at The Robin Collective, the edible cups are designed so that the coffee slowly melts the chocolate lining and softens the cookie as you sip. How you finish your beverage before it all becomes a mushy, soggy mess remains a mystery—or maybe part of the intrigue.

As added enticement, a spokesperson for The Robin Collective also tells Metro, “Not only do the edible cups taste amazing, but they smell delicious too.” The Scoffees are infused with different ambient aromas such as Coconut Sun Cream, Freshly Cut Grass, and Wild Flowers.

“These scents were used in our recipes as they have a natural ability to evoke the positive memories we associate with warm weather, sunshine and summer holidays. Things that make everyone smile,” the spokesperson says.

These delectable and potentially environmentally-friendly (waste not, want not!) cups are currently in the developmental phase but could hit UK locations as early as (cont’d)