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21/03
2022

Why do we eat chocolate eggs at Easter?

Why do we eat chocolate eggs at Easter?

With Easter coming up soon, we are here to discuss the history of chocolate eggs! As we all know, Easter is a Christian holiday which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to the New Testament, Jesus died on the cross on Good Friday, and then was resurrected on Easter Sunday. This is also the date which marks the end of Lent's 40-day period of fasting. This year, Good Friday – which is also a Bank Holiday here in the UK – falls on April 15th, culminating in another bank holiday on Easter Monday, on April 18th. If you celebrate Easter – and maybe even if you don’t – you’ll probably be getting your hands on a chocolate egg this Easter season. In fact, chocolate eggs are one of the biggest traditions associated with this time of year, with a whopping

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