Giant Gingerbread at Disney World

When we went to Disney World last December I expected to see elaborate Christmas decorations everywhere, and I wasn’t disappointed!  What I didn’t expect to see were the giant gingerbread structures, using hundreds of pounds of sugar, chocolates, icing and eggs!  Two of the displays we saw in 2012 were at the BoardWalk Inn lobby and in the American pavilion at Epcot.  They are quite amazing when you consider the sheer volume of ingredients that is somehow whipped together to form giant houses with every tiny detail in tact (not to mention the hidden Mickeys!)  There are even Disney pins depicting the gingerbread houses at the Grand Floridian, Contemporary, BoardWalk, and Beach Club according to the Disney Parks blog.

Gingerbread house at Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread house at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread house at Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread house at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread house at Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread house at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn



Gingerbread BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread BoardWalk Inn

Gingerbread Mansion - American Pavilion Epcot

Gingerbread Mansion – American Pavilion Epcot

Gingerbread Mansion - American Pavilion Epcot

Gingerbread Mansion – American Pavilion Epcot

If you happen to be at Disney World around Christmas, I’d highly recommend resort-hopping to see the giant gingerbread houses.  But as the signs say, no tasting!

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