Ski & Snowboard News / 9 foot gingerbread Viking ship on display at Deer Valley
Dec 06, 2018 08:19AM
● By Harriet Wallis
All gingerbread! / courtesy of Stein Eriksen Lodge
The ship has a 13-foot candy cane mast, 8-foot dragon figure, and 9 feet of gingerbread stretching from bow to stern on each side.
Complete with sail, shields, and oars it pays homage to Stein
Eriksen's proud Norwegian heritage.
Deer Valley opens for skiing on Saturday, December 8. The Stein Eriksen Lodge is located trailside, mid mountain in the Silver Lake area.
The Executive Pastry Chef at Stein Eriksen Lodge continues the 17-year holiday gingerbread tradition. This year’s Viking ship features hundreds of pounds of fresh-baked gingerbread, fondant, cookies, and candy, as well as gallons of whipped royal icing.
of the gingerbread display began in October thanks to a collaboration
of gingerbread culinary and engineering specialists. The spectacle
required about a dozen staff to create and construct it.
For more information on Stein Eriksen Lodge's gingerbread display or dining menus contact Jessica Turner at (435) 604-2793 or [email protected].