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Check Out the 20th Annual Life-Sized Gingerbread House at Walt Disney World

This year is the 20th year that Walt Disney World has showcased a life-sized gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.  The house stands at 14 feet tall in the resort’s lobby.  It is created by the amazing pastry chefs on property and it something you have to see to believe.  Disney Parks Blog shared an amazing time lapse video for how the gingerbread house is created.  Check it out below:

It takes over 400 hours of baking to make the 10,000 gingerbread pieces that are used to create the gingerbread house.  The base structure is completed and then the chefs work to decorate with over 1,000 pounds of honey, 700 pounds of chocolate, 600 pounds of confectioner’s sugar and more.  Of course in true Disney fashion, there are also hidden Mickeys found within the display!

2018 Holiday Display at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

The gingerbread house also doubles as a sweet shop selling fresh baked items that include:

  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • Gingerbread Shingles
  • Stollen Bread
  • Christmas Tree Brownie
  • S’mores Cookies
  • Chocolate Peppermint Bark
  • Gingerbread Ornaments
  • Miniature Gingerbread Houses
  • Assorted Gingerbread Cookie Bags
  • White Chocolate Disney Characters
  • Lollipops
  • Caramel Pecan Fudge
  • Cinnamon Apple Cupcakes
  • Grand Floridian Combo Box Featuring Assorted Sweet Treats
  • Gluten and Vegan Friendly Gingerbread Cookies and Other Snack Items

Who loves to check out this amazing gingerbread house display in person?

Photo and Source Credit: Disney Parks Blog

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About Christy Caby

I am a long time Disney addict! This love began as a child and stayed with me in my teen years. I completed the Disney College Program, was engaged and honeymooned at Disney, visited WDW while pregnant with each of our two boys, and have brought our boys since they were babies (they are now 5 and 2).