Grand Californian’s Gingerbread House

Over at the Disney Parks Blog, they provided us with a sneak peek of the brand-new gingerbread house at the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at Disneyland Resort. We recently took at look at Grand Floridian’s, so it’s definitely fun to compare the two!

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The official opening for the display is November 27, and it was created by a team of 25 artists, engineers and bakers. A total of 1,400 hours are needed to bake and create the edible portion, and it measures 7 ½ feet tall and 12 feet wide. Here’s a look at the ingredients:

  • More than 500 pounds of gingerbread
  • 60 gallons of frosting and icing
  • 100 pounds of isomalt sugar
  • 50 pounds of granulated sugar
  • 50 pounds of powdered sugar
  • 2 gallons of egg whites
  • 1 quart of lemon juice

Offerings for sale include:

  • Gingerbread shingles and other assorted holiday cookies
  • Holiday cookie-decorating kits
  • Gingerbread house kits
  • Specialty hot chocolate and cider

Will you be visiting the Grand Californian to see the gingerbread house this year?

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