When a recent discussion broke out on social media site Twitter about Mr Kipling's decision to release a Royal Wedding version of their French Fancies (aptly dubbed Bridal Fancies and replete with Union Jack packaging) it inadvertently ended up creating a new hashtag poking fun at what we can expect when the UK finally does leave Europe.

First, user @Gladys Steptoe posted a picture of the newly repackaged treats with the comment “burn absolutely everything”.

Leading to this response by @rainy101, which in turn birthed the #thingsthattastelikeBrexit and Twitter users on both sides of the ongoing debate were quick to join in.

Here are some of the most hilarious examples of what people think we might be faced with when we leave the EU.

Even those in support of Brexit got involved.

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Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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