McDonald's April Fool's Day prank backfires as customers claim they'd eat fake ...

What a pickle! McDonald's April Fool's Day prank backfires after angry customers say they were looking forward to trying the fake burger McDonald's has faced backlash after it's April Fool's Day prank backfired The brand announced the launch of a McPickle Burger on social media   The burger, filled with lots of pickles and cheese, was announced as a joke   Social media users have hit back claiming they'd enjoy eating the burger

By Laura Withers For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 10:28 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 13:56 BST, 1 April 2019

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McDonald's has faced a barrage of backlash from angry social media users after it's April Fool's Day prank backfired.

The fast food giant took to its official Instagram and Facebook accounts on Monday to announce it would be launching a McPickle Burger in Australia.

The newly-created offering was supposed to be filled with plenty of pickles, lined between layers of melted cheese, and packed into a sesame seed bun.

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The fast food giant took to its official social media account on Monday to announce it would be launching a McPickle Burger (pictured)

The fast food giant took to its official social media account on Monday to announce it would be launching a McPickle Burger (pictured) 

Alongside a short video showcasing the burger, the fast food chain added a caption described the

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