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Non-Americans Reveal Which American Foods They Find Gross

1. Have You Ever Heard Of 7-Up Cake? Curmevexas had one that was pretty weird. “A long-standing holiday dessert tradition in my family is a 7-Up salad.… Trista - December 1, 2021
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1. Have You Ever Heard Of 7-Up Cake?

Curmevexas had one that was pretty weird. “A long-standing holiday dessert tradition in my family is a 7-Up salad. It is lemon jello, crushed pineapple, and 7-Up and is topped with marshmallows and a whipped topping concoction. My mom was explaining how to make the topping and started the description with “you start by making a pineapple gravy.” I’m not even sure what pineapple gravy is supposed to be or how 7-Up could possibly ever be considered part of a salad.”

DoctorFlimFlam said in response, “We had something similar in my family. My mom just called it Green Goop. One can crushed pineapple plus juice, one package of pistachio instant pudding. Mix together pineapple, juice, and pudding until it congeals, then fold in a ton of cool whip. It looks like a mixture of antifreeze and shaving cream but tastes like pineapple.” Green Goop sounds more appropriate than 7-Up salad or, shudder, pineapple gravy!

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