Butter Cream Eggs
I did not know this at first, but the ancients thought that the beginning of time actually started with an egg, and this philosophical symbolization of new life and new beginnings. I think you can see where this is all heading, but almost every culture seems to use this shape to depict new beginnings.
In fact, one of the first recorded uses of the egg for Easter was when King Edward purchased hundreds of eggs to be gold-leafed and colored and sent to people as gifts. However, it is known that a North African tribe who became Christians often colored eggs at Easter even before this custom started in England.
Knowing that England is a major contributor in the all too famous Easter Egg, guess who is also one of the first countries to offer the chocolate cream egg? Well if you guessed England, you would be correct.
Back in the 19th century, a little candy shop in England's scrod-fishing district started making a cocoa covered egg filled with a scrumptious fondant. The fellow's name that came up with this idea was Malcolm Haverford Cadbury. Recognize the name? I though so! That is right! Mr. Cadbury started the whole thing and he branded what we have all come to love and named it the Cadbury Creme Egg.
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