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A traditional activity that takes place during the holidays is the building of gingerbread displays. The gingerbread displays at Walt Disney World Resorts are pure magic and have that extra pixie dust! 

Let’s dive into some of the gingerbread displays I saw during my trip to Orlando this week. 

Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian

This massive gingerbread house is impressive to see in person. Pictures do not do justice to this beauty!

It is located in the lobby of the beautiful Grand Floridian Resort. This gingerbread house reminded me of like a winter log cabin. It has accents of blue, purple, and gold decorations, which automatically takes me to a Winter Wonderland. One thing I noticed was that It also brought a gingerbread scent into the air. 

This house has many details in which I could stay at it for hours and discover something every time! 

My favorite detail of this gingerbread house is the character scenes/portraits above each window. I almost did not notice til I zoomed in on my camera phone. Some include Tiana and Prince Naveen in frog form, Anna, Elsa & Olaf, Mickey and Minnie, and my favorite was Belle and the Beast. 

Ingredients Used 

A ton of ingredients were used to create this magical display! 

  • 1,050 lbs of Honey
  • 140 pints of Egg Whites
  • 600 lbs of Powered Sugar
  • 700 lbs of Cholocate
  • 800 lbs of Flour
  • 33 lbs of Spices
  • Tons of Creativity, Disney Magic, and Pixie Dust!  

Gingerbread Treats at the Grand Floridian


They had different gingerbread treats/goodies available for purchase. Below is the full list of treats.

Gingerbread Carousel at the Beach Club Resort

My favorite gingerbread display was the Gingerbread Carousel. It is located in the lobby of the Beach Club Resort. It was a functional carousel in which it went around. The best thing about this carousel is that the horses are decorated to represent a Disney Princess. These horses did not look like they were made out of food/treats! 


I love the touch of the Mickey Beignets they added! Beignets are Tiana’s specialty.


I was happy to see my favorite princess, Belle, have a horse representing her! 

Snow White

I love the scene they added of Snow White and her woodland friends. 


Elsa’s ice palace really stood out on her horse. 


The horse representing Jasmine was not part of the carousel off to the side but was just as beautiful as the other horses. 

When I was going thru and editing my pictures, I noticed the little Cinderella Castle on top of the carousel! It is that magical Disney Detail!!! They also corporated some of the WDW 50th Anniversary into the display.

All the deco on this carousel is made from edible gingerbread, chocolates, and sugar. The Beach Club also had some tasty Holiday treats for sale.

List of the Cast Members who Helped Made the Gingerbread Carousel

If visiting Walt Disney World for the holidays, I recommend checking out these breathtaking Gingerbread Displays. They are truly magical!