5 Best Valentines Day Recipes Straight From The Disney Vault!

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes
5 Best Valentines Day Recipes

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes Straight From The Disney Vault!

Get ready to celebrate love with these 5 best Valentines Day recipes straight from the Disney vault! They include an appetizer, salad, entrée, dessert, and cocktail recipe that are fun to make and even more fun to eat. 

We are sure everyone will love these delicious eats and sips, take a look:

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RUSTIC BRUSCHETTA (WINE COUNTRY TRATTORIA AT DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE)

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 7 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced crimini mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced artichoke hearts
  • 1/4 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 medium French baguette
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 shallot, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine onion and 2 tablespoons olive oil in large sauté pan over medium heat. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook until onions are soft and caramelized, about 20 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, toss mushrooms and artichoke hearts with 3 tablespoons olive oil on a medium baking sheet. Roast for 10 to 15 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven and reduce temperature to 300°F.
  4. Combine caramelized onions, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes in a large bowl. Set aside.
  5. Cut baguette into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place slices on a large baking sheet, and drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until crisp but not browned. Set aside.
  6. Whisk together mascarpone cheese, garlic, shallots, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl.
  7. Spread toasted baguette slices with the mascarpone mixture, then top with mushroom mixture. Garnish with shaved Parmesan cheese.

LAKE BUENA VISTA CLUB SPINACH SALAD (LAKE BUENA VISTA CLUB)

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

SALAD DRESSING

  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 4 anchovy filets, or 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

SPINACH SALAD

  • 32 ounces baby spinach leaves, washed and drained
  • 1 medium red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • Favorite croutons

INSTRUCTIONS:

FOR SALAD DRESSING:

  1. Mix water, anchovies, salt, pepper, garlic, oregano, and Worcestershire sauce in food processor until blended. Add mayonnaise and sour cream and process 2 minutes longer.
  2. Chill until ready to serve. Dressing can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

FOR SPINACH SALAD:

  1. Toss spinach, red onion and mushrooms in serving bowl.
  2.  Lightly coat with dressing. Top with croutons.

BEEF AND SHRIMP (CINDERELLA’S ROYAL TABLE AT MAGIC KINGDOM)

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

SMASHED FINGERLING POTATOES

  • 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes
  • 1 clove elephant garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground black pepper, to taste

BABY CARROTS

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground black pepper, to taste

BEEF

  • 4 (5-ounce) beef tenderloin filets
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground black pepper, to taste

SHRIMP

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 5 piquanté peppers, stems and seeds removed
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground black pepper, to taste

DEMI-GLACE

  • 1/2 cup beef demi-glace
  • 2 tablespoons blood orange juice

INSTRUCTIONS:

FOR SMASHED FINGERLING POTATOES:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Combine potatoes, garlic, and oil in a large roasting pan. Bake for 40 minutes, turning once, until potatoes are tender.
  2. Place potatoes and garlic in a bowl and smash with a potato masher or fork. Add salt and pepper to taste. Keep warm until ready to serve.

FOR BABY CARROTS:

  1. Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat until hot. Add garlic and cook for one minute, until fragrant. Add carrots and reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. Cook carrots, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Keep warm until ready to serve.

FOR BEEF:

  1. Heat a grill pan or heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat about 5 minutes, until very hot. Season beef generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Sear filets for about 4 minutes on each side, turning once, which will cook the filet to medium rare. If meat browns too quickly before interior is done, reduce heat to medium-low. To test doneness, check steak temperature with a meat thermometer.
  3. Let beef rest 5-10 minutes before serving.

FOR SHRIMP:

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat until hot. Add shrimp and garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Remove shrimp from pan. Add wine and lemon juice and cook, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes, until liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Reduce heat to low and stir in butter. Add shrimp back to pan, stirring to heat through.
  4. Remove from heat and add chives, piquanté peppers and salt and pepper, to taste. Keep warm until ready to serve.

FOR DEMI-GLACE:

  1. Heat demi-glace in a small saucepan over medium heat until warm. Stir in blood orange juice.
  2. Keep warm until ready to serve.

TO SERVE:

  1. Place 1/4 of the smashed fingerling potatoes in the center of each plate in a thin layer. Top potatoes with beef and drizzle 2 tablespoons of demi-glace over each steak.
  2. Top with 1/4 of the shrimp and sauce. Place carrots on one side of each plate.

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE CAKE (NAPA ROSE AT DISNEY’S GRAND CALIFORNIAN HOTEL)

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (extra for ramekins)
  • 6 1/2 ounces high quality 58% bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature, separated
  • 1/2 cups sugar, divided (extra for ramekins)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F. Lightly butter bottom and sides of 8 individual (3/4 cup) ramekins. Coat thinly with sugar and shake out excess. Set aside.
  2. Prepare a double boiler and bring water to a simmer over low heat. Place butter and chocolate in top of double boiler and gently stir until melted smoothly and combined.
  3. Whisk egg yolks and 1/4 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl for 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth and slightly thickened. Add flour and combine.
  4. Ladle a small amount of melted chocolate into egg yolk mixture and whisk to combine. Add another ladle of chocolate into egg yolk mixture and continue to whisk. Once the temperature of the egg yolk mixture has been warmed, add remaining chocolate to egg yolks and whisk vigorously until completely combined. Set aside.
  5. Warm egg whites in a small metal bowl (make sure it is very clean and dry) that just fits into a small saucepan with hot water in it. Allow egg whites to warm for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from water and add 1 tablespoon sugar, whip mixture using a hand-held mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form.
  6. Slowly add an additional 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar while continuing to whip egg whites. Increase speed to high and slowly add remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar. Whip egg whites and sugar for another 3 to 4 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  7. Gently fold in 1/4 of chocolate mixture into egg whites to combine. Add remaining chocolate and continue to fold till completely combined, being careful not to overwork mixture.
  8. Divide batter equally among the prepared ramekins, filling 3/4 full. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 14 minutes, or until tops are puffy, but center is still soft. Do not overbake.
  9. Cut around edges of cakes using a small knife to loosen cakes. Carefully invert cakes onto serving plates.
  10. Place a heart-shaped stencil over each cake and sift powdered sugar on top before serving.

CHOCOLATE MARTINI (DISNEY RECIPE VAULT)

5 Best Valentines Day Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 ounce chocolate liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 ounce hazelnut liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce crème de cacoa liqueur
  • Chocolate stick, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS:

Combine ingredients in an ice-filled shaker, shake, and strain into martini glass. Garnish with chocolate stick.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Credit: Disney Parks


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