The spinning carousel includes ponies made of chocolate and fondant, hand-painted chocolate “Fab Five” Disney characters surrounded by snowflakes on the side of gingerbread and giant candy cane poles. How it’s created is worth mention.
Pastry chefs use 100 pounds of icing, 50 pounds of dark chocolate and 36 pounds of honey. Also, 100 pounds of confectioner sugar and 96 pounds of bread flour go into the structure. Here’s a look at 10 hours of work in 15 seconds:
You may not know this but once a day, a Guest is selected from the lobby to have a photo taken with Chef Stefan Riemer in front of the carousel during the holidays. They also get a special created gingerbread shingle.
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