Fantastical Gingerbread Display at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is celebrating the 19th anniversary of its famous life-size gingerbread house, which will be located in the main lobby of the resort Nov. 15-Jan. 1. Each year, the Grand Floridian pastry team, led by Executive Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek, spend over 400 hours baking the gingerbread and over 160 hours constructing and decorating the house, which also contains The Bake Shop. There you can find gingerbread ornaments, cookies, and gingerbread house kits, all made using a classic gingerbread recipe from Austria. On Nov. 18, there will be a pin trading event with a special limited-edition pin featuring the penguins from “Mary Poppins.” What’s more, decorating aficionados will be excited to attend gingerbread house decorating demos conducted daily in the lobby in front of the display starting Dec. 1.

Check out all the intricate details they made.

Ingredients:

1,050 lbs. of Honey

140 pints of Egg whites

600 lbs. of Powdered Sugar

700 lbs. of Chocolate

35 lbs. of Spices

Tons of Creativity

Disney Magic and Pixie Dust

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