Opera cream, a delicious white creamy center made with pure cream, milk and sugar coated in milk or dark chocolate, was developed years ago by an old German candy maker for the Cincinnati Opera. Opera Cream derives its delicious flavor from the natural ingredients used with no artificial flavoring.Who invented Cincinnati Opera cream?
Sources vary on whether the Cincinnati opera cream was invented by Bissinger's or the Robert H. Putnam Company, both Cincinnati confectioneries, though Dann Woellert notes that the first local advertisements for the candy was in 1924 by Putman's.How do you make opera cream candy?
Homemade Opera Cream Candy. Melt together three-fourths cup of milk, two cups sugar, two squares chocolate. Boil three or four minutes, flavor (with vanilla extract, if preferred) and set in cool place until absolutely cold, then beat until it becomes creamy.What is an opera cream Easter egg?
Lastly, the cream center is coated in chocolate. The usual form of the opera cream is a rectangular chocolate, with dark, milk, and white chocolate varieties produced. However, around the Easter holiday, opera cream Easter eggs are popular, with some varieties of opera cream egg weighing up to 3 lb (1.4 kg).