Disney Recipe: Sugar Frosted Fruit Bites from Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Sugar Frosted Fruit Bites

If you are missing the Disney magic, don’t worry because we got your back!

Bring a bit of Disney into the comfort of your home (and spend some quality time with your family in the kitchen) when making these sugar frosted fruit bites — very similar to churro bites.

Follow the sugar frosted fruit bites recipe below.

Frosted Bites
Credit: Disney

Ingredients

Sponge

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup lukewarm water
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast

Dough

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Fruit

  • 1/3 cup diced candied orange peel
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup diced candied cherries
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Vanilla Sugar

  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping/Frosting

  • Powdered sugar
Fruit Bites
Credit: Disney

Instructions

Sponge

  1. Mix all-purpose flour, water, and yeast in small bowl.
  2. Rest at room temperature for one hour.

Fruit

  1. Mix candied orange peel, golden raisins, candied cherries, and rum in small bowl.
  2. Rest at room temperature for 1 hour, until rum is absorbed.
  3. Stir in almonds and set aside.

Dough

  1. Combine sponge, all-purpose flour, softened butter, dry milk, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract in bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook.
  2. Knead to soft, shiny dough. Add soaked fruit and any liquid to the dough and knead until combined.
  3. Cover dough and rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  4. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  5. Turn the dough onto a floured cutting board. Cut dough into 48 hours and roll into logs that are approximately 1/2-inch wide by 1 1/2-inches long. Place on prepared baking sheet, leaving 1-inch between each piece.
  6. Cover and rise for 45 minutes or until puffy.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  8. Bake fruit bites for 18-20 minutes, until light brown. Cool for 10 minutes.

Vanilla Sugar

  1. Place melted butter in small bowl.
  2. Stir sugar and vanilla extract together in small bowl and set aside.

To Serve

  1. Coat baked fruit bites in melted butter, then roll in vanilla sugar. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.
  2. Store sugar frosted fruit bites at room temperature for one week or freeze up to 3 months.

Official Disney Recipe

Hollywood Studios
Credit: Disney

Other At Home Disney Recipes

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