The Disneyland Paris Christmas Advent Calendar has today given us another recipe! On the 7th of December the Disney Chefs have opened their gingerbread house doors and shared the secrets behind the famous Disney Gingerbread recipe. Create a Micky Mouse Gingerbread, Minnie Mouse Gingerbread or use the recipe as a base to create your own Disneyland Paris Gingerbread House.
Disneyland Paris Christmas Advent Calendar Day 5 : Mickey Mouse Gingerbread
At part of the Christmas Countdown, behind door number 7 is a Christmas favourite Gingerbread. Disney are world famous for making their giant gingerbread houses, and with DisneyAtHome, from Disneyland Paris, you can now create your own at home.
- 250g wholemeal – flour
- 2 tsp ground ginger
- 50g coconut sugar (or light brown sugar)
- 100g maple syrup (or honey)
- 50g butter
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- Icing sugar (red, black, and white)
How to make a Disney Gingerbread
Lets enter Minnie Mouse Kitchen and start making Mickey and Minnie inspired gingerbread.
How to make the Mickey & Minnie Head Shaped Gingerbread
As always start by Preheating the oven to 160°C.
Firstly take a large bowl and mix the flour and ginger together.
Slowly add the sugar whilst stirring the mixture
Create a gingerbread dough by adding the egg and mixing well.
Wrap the dough and chill for around 20 minutes.
Dust the worktop within a little flour. to ensure the gingerbread doesn’t stick and roll out the dough using a rolling pin.
Take your Mickey or Minnie Cutter and push through the dough to create the shapes. If you don’t have a shaped cutter you can use a 2 round cutters and create the shape yourself.
Bake in the oven for around 10 minutes until lightly browned. please note, once removed these will harden. Do not wait for them to harden in the oven.
When cooled, decorate your gingerbread to create your own Mickey or Minnie with the icing sugar. For chocolate lovers, you can melt some chocolate and dip section of the gingerbread cookie chocolate
Christmas Advent Calendar Countdown
As each new day arrives and a new window opens, we will also be highlighting whats behind each door. We will be showcasing all the days in the Disneyland Paris Christmas Advent Calendar heading our way.
We have created a dedicated section on our blog to allow you to quickly and easily see all the days of Christmas. Click here to view the complete collection of the Disneyland Paris Christmas Advent Calendar.
Merry Christmas and Au revoir!