TRIVIAL PURSUITS: What Is the Difference Between Mayonnaise and Miracle Whip?

Some of you may prefer using Miracle Whip on your sandwich or burger rather than mayonnaise, but have you looked into what the difference is between the two?

What is the difference between Miracle Whip and mayonnaise?


Mayonnaise is a spread that consists of raw egg yolks, oil, lemon juice or vinegar, and spices.


Miracle whip, which debuted during the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago, is mayonnaise blended with cheaper dressings, more than 20 spices, high-fructose corn syrup, and sugar.