Grand Californian’s Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Tribute Cake

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Over in the Grand Californian’s lobby at the Disneyland Resort, you’ll find this tribute cake to Sleeping Beauty Castle, reports the Disney Parks Blog. The cake is in honor of the  Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. Standing more than 3 feet tall, it took a team of 10 bakers, artists and engineers more than 140 hours to create. This team of cast members that creates the Haunted Mansion Holiday gingerbread houses as well.

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What goes into such a cake?

  • 18 pounds of marshmallows
  • 54 pounds of rice cereal
  • 30 pounds of white chocolate
  • 40 pounds of gum paste
  • 15 pounds of fondant
  • 6 hidden Mickeys
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That’s quite a bit of detail on the castle. The team did a really nice job with this one! What do you think of the castle cake?


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