The Sword in the Stone

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Disney’s The Sword in the Stone debuted on June 21, 1963. Did you know that it was the first animated film to feature music by the Sherman Brothers, who would go on to write many more classics for other Disney films? Or that Arthur, one of the main characters in the film, is actually voiced by three different actors?

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I decided to make a cake of the iconic sword and the stone that the movie is all about. And I had to include the little sugar bowl too!

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“Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is rightwise king born of England.” – The Sword and the Stone

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians

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Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians debuted on January 25, 1961. Did you know that most of the spots on the dalmatians in the film feature hidden Mickey’s? Or that Xerox was used to duplicate the hundreds of dogs? 

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I decided to make a sugar cookie version of the puppies that are in the film, complete with little black spots! Then I decided to take each cookie and form it into cookie sandwiches with a cookies and cream buttercream filling.

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“Cruella De Vil, Cruella De Vil, if she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will.”- One Hundred and One Dalmatians

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Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty premiered on January 29, 1959. It turns 60 years old this year!

Did you know that the fairies arguing over what color Aurora’s dress should be was actually based on a real disagreement that animators had?

I was lucky enough to see some of the concept art that Eyvind Earle, who served as one of the film’s concept artists, made for the film earlier this year at The Walt Disney Family Museum.

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Did you know that Eyvind Earle also made the book that is seen at the beginning and end of the movie by hand? The book is made out of hammered brass with various jewels, and has been on display in various archives throughout the years. I chose to recreate this book, but in cake!

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“Sweet princess, if through this wicked witch’s trick, a spindle should your finger prick… a ray of hope there still may be in this, the gift I give to thee. Not in death, but just in sleep, the fateful prophecy you’ll keep. And from this slumber you shall wake, when true love’s kiss, the spell shall break.” – Sleeping Beauty

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