McDonald's announces major summer menu shake-up as Big Mac gets axed

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McDonald's has revealed the items that will be removed from its menu as of tomorrow, in preparation for the launch of its 2024 summer menu. The fast food giant is set to introduce the new menu on May 29, with customers across the UK able to sample the new offerings as part of a significant change.

The comprehensive list of items being discontinued includes the Biscoff McFlurry - £1.99, Biscoff McFlurry mini - £1.59, Galaxy Caramel Pie - £1.99, Biscoff Frappe - £2.99 and Galaxy Chocolate McFlurry - £1.99. Also being removed are the Galaxy Chocolate Mini McFlurry - £1.59 and Quarter Pounder Deluxe - £4.89.

Other items being phased out include the Quarter Deluxe Medium Meal - £6.59, Chicken Big Mac - £4.69, Chicken Big Mac Meal - £6.49, Cheese and Herb Melts - £2.89 and the Cheese and Herb Melts Sharebox - £7.09. From May 29, McDonald's will introduce The Hat Trick, a substantial burger.

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This hefty offering features three 100% beef patties, two slices of cheese, grilled onions, mustard, and ketchup all housed within a glazed sesame seed bun. A McDonald's Chicken Sharebox will also be available, filled with six Chicken Selects, twelve Chicken McNuggets, two McNuggets dips and two Selects dips.

Additionally, a new 9 Chicken Selects Sharebox will be introduced, accompanied by three Selects dips. These new additions will be complemented by new dip flavours, according to the company, reports Birmingham Live.

Improved Garlic Mayo and Sweet and Smoky barbecue are being added permanently to menus, joining Sweet Chilli, says McDonald's.

The return of Mozzarella Bites is also on the cards, along with the introduction of a new Skittles McFlurry, swirled with chewy Skittles fudge pieces and sugary pearls, topped with a purple Skittles-flavoured sauce. A Galaxy Chocolate and Raspberry Pie filled with chocolate ganache and a raspberry compote will also be gracing the menu.

The Iced Latte is making a comeback, this time as a permanent fixture, and the Galaxy Caramel McFlurry is returning.