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New handmade chocolate hearts at Disneyland. Image from the Edible Museum.

Handmade chocolate hearts arriving at Disneyland

Forget those wimpy prostate-shaped traditional Valentines hearts! ANAHEIM, CA -- Arriving just in time for Valentine's Day, the master chefs at the Disneyland Resort and Spa have found the perfect gift for your loved one [Ed.: or loved ones. We don't judge]: handmade chocolate hearts! These lovingly crafted chocolate hearts are the perfect follow-up to Disneyland's popular handmade candy canes. Just as the candy canes are only available during the Christmas season -- that runs from just after Easter to February 13th of the ... Read more
Disneyland candy cane pulling. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Do-it-yourself kits replace fresh-made candy canes

Now a fresh, handmade Disney candy cane can be yours without the hassle! ANAHEIM, CA -- Ah, fresh-made candy canes at Disneyland! They are probably our second-favorite Disney Christmas treat! (A very, very distant second behind churros, but still.) Although they are incredibly tasty, they are also incredibly popular, thanks in part to a Food Network special a few years ago that featured them. Now everyone wants one, and lines began forming in June of this year for people waiting to buy them. Wait no more Fortunately, ... Read more
Disneyland candy cane pulling. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Line begins forming for Disneyland candy canes

The popular made-from-scratch sweet now requires a wait of several months. ANAHEIM, CA -- Diehard Disney fans have known about the Disneyland candy canes for years. No ordinary Christmas treat, this confection is cooked, colored, stretched and shaped by hand one small batch at a time as you watch. And the simple recipe hasn't varied over the years: sugar, corn syrup, peppermint oil, food coloring, pixie dust, and shavings from the magical horns of baby unicorns. What has changed over the years? Television. ... Read more