Someone Made Creme Egg Scotch Eggs and the Internet Can’t Cope

The fondant-filled Creme Egg is encased in chocolate sponge, before being rolled in melted chocolate and sprinkles.
February 22, 2017, 2:06pm
Photo via Twitter user @AlnwickPantry

The relationship between food and the Internet is a tumultuous one. Sometimes it results in men pleasuring themselves with burgers and contraceptives in jars of preserves. But then every so often, the online food world truly delivers. Like this week, when it gifted us an edible hybrid so inspired, it makes you wonder why nobody has ever tried it before.

Love coming into work to easter treats???? #easter #cremescotchegg

A post shared by Louisa Wright (@lou1122) on Mar 24, 2016 at 3:24am PDT

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Say hi to Instagram's favourite new Frankenfood: the Cadbury Creme Egg Scotch egg.

The invention, which has gone viral over the last few days, replaces the meat and egg filling of a traditional Scotch egg with chocolate in pretty much every form. The fondant-filled chocolate Creme Egg is encased in chocolate sponge, then covered with a layer of melted chocolate and rolled in chocolate sprinkles.

Creme Egg Scotch Eggs @AlnwickPantry this weekend #cremeegg #chocolate #handmade pic.twitter.com/Uzdjllab1L

— The Pantry Bakery (@AlnwickPantry) February 9, 2017

People have taken to social media to post pictures of their take on the chocolate Scotch egg, and savvy bakeries across the country have been quick to take advantage of the trend by launching their own versions.

That Oreo Creme Egg mash-up looks positively tame in comparison.