Swan and Dolphin Recipe Club


Help happy bakers!

Today I wanted to introduce you to a great source of Disney Park recipes that I think a lot of people don’t know about; the Swan and Dolphin Recipe Club. It’s pretty awesome actually.

Each month they will email you a recipe from one of their award-winning chefs from both hotels. Around here we concentrate on baking, desserts and battered items but hey it’s great to try out all sorts of recipes too. Your Disney family will love them all!

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Is this Egg Fresh?

Source: Idiot’s Guide to Baking by Alexandra Zayn

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Hey beautiful bakers!

Everyone knows there is an expiration date on the side of the carton, but what if the eggs aren’t in the cartoon? What if you can’t read the date? Or what if you just have no way of knowing how old they are? There is an easy way to tell if the egg is fresh.

It’s super easy to do. All you have to do it place your egg in a clear glass. The cup should be at least double the size of the egg. Fill the glass with water and then place your egg in it.

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Seized Chocolate

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Source: Idiot’s Guides to Baking – By Alexandra Zohn

Hi beautiful bakers!

I used to seize chocolate all the time. It’s when you are melting chocolate and you melt it to fast or, more commonly, water gets into it.

I would never understand why I couldn’t just add water to thick chocolate to thin it out. Instead, it would become a clump of chocolate. It would drive me crazy.

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Where did you get that?

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Hello Disney Bakers!

“How did you find the recipe?”

I have always loved to bake. You can map my life growing up by what I was baking. During the teased bang stage (the bigger the better) I was into pies. During my love affair with JTT from the TV show Home Improvement, I couldn’t get enough of cakes (the relationship was a little one-sided but I feel like in his heart he knew I existed and knew we were soulmates). Finally all the way to my love of George Clooney and entry into Pastry school. I loved it all.

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