Flour-filled cascarones and a Jerry Jones piñata

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ABC Party on West Davis used to create hundreds of cascarones, confetti-filled Easter eggs, each year. That became too much work. So now they order them from a vendor who does the tedious work for them.

But ABC does hire seasonal workers to create specialty cascarones. Some customers don’t want confetti, they want flour inside the hollowed eggs.

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photo 2-1“Because it’s a bigger mess,” says ABC co-owner Elvie De La Fuente.

ABC and a few other Oak Cliff retailers will make a big push for Easter, offering cascarones, candy and piñatas out of tents and road-side tables this week.

De La Fuente offers piñatas ordered from Mexico, and the shop also creates custom piñatas from their in-house piñatero, Alex. For the past several years, they have created enormous Easter piñatas for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ grandchildren. This year’s bunny, pictured at left, is near on 6 feet tall, counting the ears. By the way, the shop also once filled an order for a piñata in the likeness of Jones.

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