Saturday, October 7, 2017

Cadbury - Halloween Screme Eggs - Oct. 7, 2017

Chocolate of the Day: 

Screme Eggs (Halloween)
Good - Good +
Weight: 2.4 oz. (67.9 g.) (estimate) for 2 eggs
Calories: 360 calories (estimate) in 2 eggs
Cost: $2.98 (estimate) for 2 eggs
Purchased from: Safeway, Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #7 of Cadbury Chocolate Theme Week.

The first Cadbury chocolate eggs debuted in 1875. They were Easter Eggs. Today's cream-filled milk chocolate eggs looked like Easter eggs. However, these "Screme" eggs were designed for another big chocolate holiday: Halloween.

The hollow chocolate eggs were swaddled in black, purple and green foil, and contained sweet, scary green-colored creme filling. Eeeek. Good fun and tasty sweetness.

*According to the Cadbury website: "The first Cadbury Easter egg was made in 1875. The earliest eggs were made with dark chocolate, and had a smooth, plain surface. They were filled with sugar-coated chocolate drops known as 'dragees'. Later Easter eggs were decorated and had their plain shells enhanced with chocolate piping and marzipan flowers."

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