One of the joys of being an adult is being able to eat what you want, when you want. Kids everywhere long for the day that they can eat dessert first if they like, or having cereal for dinner.

It seems though that some of us have bent the rules a little bit too far with some frankly bizarre food combinations.  Sure, there’s always the arguments over whether Marmite or sprouts are the devil’s foodstuff, but what about eating fish fingers with custard, or hot dogs and jam?

It sounds like the stuff of an Alice In Wonderland tea party, but a new survey has revealed the strangest food combinations that Brits like to eat.

2,000 adults were surveyed, and results also included mayonnaise on toast, pasta sandwiches, and Weetabix with butter.

There are also three different variants of sugar sandwiches.

Banana and bacon? We had to see this picture so now you do too.

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Can’t decide between tea or coffee? Be inspired by one maverick and have both in one cup! How about dipping fries in your milkshake?

Thanks to Dr Who citing it as a favourite food of the eleventh Doctor, fish fingers and custard have become an untoward culinary combination.

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The survey was run by Ocado, and they’ve teamed up with food flavour expert and author of The Flavour Thesaurus, Niki Segnit. She’s revealed some of her favourite unusual combinations too.

Niki said: “Everyone knows the traditional food combinations like bangers and mash, or fish with chips, but have you ever tried coffee and orange, or spinach and strawberry? There are many wonderful matches to be discovered, and you don’t need a PhD in molecular gastronomy to start experimenting. Interesting and unusual flavour matches can be made with common store-cupboard ingredients, like cheese and marmalade, or chocolate and aubergine.”

Top 50 weird food combinations:

1. Mixing mayonnaise and ketchup together

2. Cheddar cheese and apple

3. Salt and porridge

4. Pasta and ketchup

5. Pizza and tuna

6. Milkshake and fries

7. Sugar sandwiches

8. Prosciutto and melon

9. Chocolate and crisps

10. Banana and sugar sandwiches

11. Ham marinated and cooked in cola

12. Strawberry and basil

13. French fries and pickles

14. Strawberries and balsamic vinegar

15. Watermelon and feta

16. Baked beans and rice

17. Butter and sugar sandwiches

18. Dipping toast into tea

19. Ketchup and rice

20. Salad cream and sausages

21. Dry, buttered Weetabix

22. Tuna with salt & vinegar crisps

23. Cold baked beans in a salad

24. Mango and chili powder

25. Pot noodle on toast

26. Cheese and strawberry jam sandwiches

27. Yorkshire pudding with sugar

28. Ice cream and fries

29. Honey and pizza

30. Cold Brussels sprouts and gravy

31. Mayonnaise on toast

32. Crisps and brown sauce

33. Watermelon and salt

34. Pasta sandwiches

35. Blueberries and steak

36. Salami with grapes

37. Tea and coffee in the same cup

38. Banana and bacon

39. Chicken and marmalade

40. Mince pies topped with cheese

41. Lettuce in a sugar and vinegar dressing

42. Banana bread with cheddar cheese

43. Melted chocolate on a cheese pizza

44. Apple and bacon on toast

45. Hot dogs and jam

46. Peanut butter and burgers

47. Ketchup on popcorn

48. Chocolate and avocado

49. Chips covered in chocolate/honey

50. Fish fingers and custard

Can you beat any of these weird combinations?