We're not even two weeks past New Year's Day, and it is already looking like 2018 is going to be the year of the Cadbury Creme Egg. First Cadbury announced that it had finally created white chocolate Creme Eggs, but that instead of putting them on store shelves like a normal company, it was going full Willy Wonka and hiding them in regular Creme Egg wrappers and making shoppers hunt for them. Now Cadbury's done something even more over-the-top and created a Cadbury Creme Egg Trifle that's absolutely enormous.
If you've ever wished for an ostrich that lays Cadbury Creme Eggs, this dessert is for you.
Cadbury's calling the new dessert "Layers of Joy" and describes it as "a layered sharing dessert with Cadbury milk chocolate dessert, chocolate mousse, chocolate chip cookie and fondant dessert with a creamy topping." It weighs 1.2 pounds and looks exactly like a ramen bowl full of Cadbury Creme Egg.
Cadbury has good instincts when it comes to desserts, because basically what they have done here is taken a traditional trifle and replaced all the fruit with chocolate. Then they also replaced the custard with chocolate. And where a traditional trifle has a delicate whipped cream surface, this one is topped with the quivering yolk of a Cadbury egg. It's completely bonkers, but in a way that makes people say, "Oh, I have got to try that."
Of course, not everyone was excited by the prospect of sinking their spoons into this trifle. A few Twitter users were taken aback by the prospect of eating a Creme Egg the size of their head. But that just means there will be more for the rest of us.
The Creme Egg Trifles are already available in grocery stores around the U.K. for about $4.75. Would you try one?