Thursday, August 7, 2014

Disney Food!

One of my favorite places in the world is Disneyland.  Unfortunately it has been a very long time since I've been, but it's okay because it makes every visit that much more memorable.  Another thing I love about the happiest place on earth are all the Mickey Mouse shaped food!  Inspired by all the Disney food, I decided to make a few Mickey (and Minnie!) miniatures.

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I first started off making some Mickey beignets which you can get at Cafe Orleans.  I've never actually had the Mickey shaped beignet, but I did eat the ones sold in Downtown Disney which are drool-inducingly good.  After shaping the beignets, I textured it with some sandpaper and a toothbrush, added the "baked" effect with brown soft pastels, and then baked it.  Then to get the powdered sugar look, I dabbed on some white acrylic paint.  I made the little sauce cups and filled them with TLS and Fimo deko gel to represent the raspberry coulis and vanilla bean creme anglaise.

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Next up was the giant Mickey waffle from Carnation Cafe on Disneyland's Main Street.  It's served with chicken-apple sausages, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, maple syrup, and a dollop of whipped cream!  Yumm... Who doesn't love breakfast? :)

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Last but not least, I had to recreate the famous Mickey and Minnie Mouse candy apples!  I originally saw this on Bridget McCarty's Instagram account when she made them, and instantly I knew I wanted to try and make them too.  Bridget is an amazing and incredibly talented artist who works for Disney and I highly recommend that you follow her.  She also made a whole bunch of other adorable Disney food miniatures that you should check out.  Here are her links:
Bridget's website: http://www.bridgetmccarty.com/
               Instagram: http://instagram.com/bridgetmccartyart
               Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bridgetmccartyart

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I used scrap clay for the filler since the candy apple will be coated with "chocolate"

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I hope you enjoyed the Disney food because I had a lot of fun making them. :)



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