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Cascarones | Confetti Eggs and Easter Traditions
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Definition: A cascarón (plural cascarones, without accent mark; from Spanish cascarón, "eggshell," the augmentative form of cáscara, "shell") is a hollowed-out chicken egg filled with confetti or small toys. Cascarones were always a big part of our Easter traditions growing up. Upon doing research for this post, I learned that the act of breaking a confetti egg over someone’s head is supposed to bring good luck, who knew? They are mainly used during Easter, but also for other festive events like Halloween, weddings, and parties. I don't remember ever making them, but whenever we were in San Antonio we always picked...