Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World

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A holiday tradition for many families at the Walt Disney World Resort is to ride the monorail and other Disney transportation to look at all of the decorations around the resort and the hotels. The most popular destination outside of the theme parks is the Grand Floridian Resort that has a life size Gingerbread House. The Gingerbread House is constructed each year in the lobby and atrium of the Grand Floridian and is made out of over 1,000 pounds of honey, 800 pounds of flour, 700 pounds of chocolate, 600 pounds of powdered sugar and 140 pints of egg whites. The Gingerbread House is open from 10am – 10pm daily.

Gingerbread Displays at Other Resorts

For more gingerbread fun, check out the Gingerbread Tree at the Contemporary Resort and the Disney Character Gingerbread House at the Boardwalk Resort starring Donald Duck and Daisy Duck.

See the videos below for a time-lapse video of the construction of the Gingerbread House over a three day time period and a separate video tour of the 2009 Gingerbread House:

Time-lapse video of the making of the Gingerbread House:

Gingerbread House at Disney World

Grand Floridian at Christmas

Christmas at Disney World

Click here to read our guide on spending the Christmas Holiday at Disney World and click here for all of the Christmas events going on around Orlando.

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