The Christmas item invented by London baker and wedding cake specialist Tom Smith in 1847 is CHRISTMAS CRACKER. Christmas crackers are known as bon-bons. It is a part of Christmas celebration in countries like United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Africa. A cracker is made up of a cardboard tube wrapped in a brightly decorated twist of paper resembling a giant sweets wrapper. It contains a card strip with silver fulminate. It produces a mild bang or snapping sound after being pulled apart by two people. Small toys, candies, and other sweets are placed inside the cardboard tube as a Christmas surprise for the everyone in the party.
What Christmas item was invented by London baker and wedding-cake specialist Tom Smith in 1847?