What's the ultimate breakfast? Turns out, it's not bacon

/ Source: TODAY

Let's be honest, breakfast is the only reason to get up in the morning. But what really gets your engine revved — the smell of sizzling bacon? Dreams of a perfectly runny poached egg? Fluffy pancakes? We know it's hard to choose, and a constant debate as far as which breakfast food is the ultimate option for morning glory. So we pitted favorites head-to-head to see which one is America's favorite.

Now, it's time to unveil the winner, and America, you've surprised us. In a stunning upset, the omelette has taken the title of ultimate breakfast, beating out pancakes, waffles and yes, bacon. The final round pitted omelettes against bacon, with omelettes taking 51 percent of the vote.

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