Grand Hotel's massive Ginger Bread House



POINT CLEAR, Ala. (WPMI) — While shoppers were rushing to get holiday deals this weekend after Thanksgiving, the pastry chefs at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa were putting on the finishing touches on a massive version of the resort made out of gingerbread and other sweets.

So what does it take to make the Grand Hotel's Gingerbread Display? The Grand's pastry chefs started working in late October and finished the huge display on Thanksgiving Day. 

Everything from making the dough, rolling it, cutting it, baking it, assembling it, and decorating it is a tradition at the Grand, according to a spokesman for the resort.

Grand Gingerbread Ingredients

  • 150 lbs. Flour
  • 30 lbs. sugar
  • 6 cups cinnamon
  • 6 cups ginger
  • 24 lbs. molasses
  • 150 lbs. royal icing
  • 20 lbs. assorted candy
  • 10 lbs. coconut
  • 10 lbs. chocolate

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