5 Desserts Inspired by Famous Movies and TV Shows

EEliza September 23, 2023 4:11 PM

Let's dive into the magical world of movies and television shows, but with a twist. Instead of focusing on the plot, we're going to pull out some of the most delicious desserts we've seen on screen and tell you how you can recreate them at home.

1. 'The Grey Stuff' from Beauty and the Beast

Remember Lumiere promising Belle that 'the grey stuff' is delicious? Well, Disney revealed the recipe, and it turns out, it is indeed delicious! This dessert is essentially cookies and cream flavored mousse. All you need is vanilla pudding mix, chocolate sandwich cookies, whipped topping, and a little bit of milk.

2. Strudel from Inglourious Basterds

In one of the most iconic scenes from this Quentin Tarantino movie, Christoph Waltz's character orders a strudel and insists Shosanna Dreyfus to wait for the cream. This dessert can be made with puff pastry, apples, raisins, sugar, and a touch of lemon juice.

3. Cheesecake from The Golden Girls

The Golden Girls loved their cheesecake, and it made numerous appearances on the show. The cheesecake is baked with cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and a graham cracker crust. It's a simple recipe, but just like the show, it's timeless.

4. Ratatouille from Ratatouille

This might not be a dessert, but it's too iconic to leave off the list. The dish is made up of thin slices of bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini, and yellow squash, baked to perfection with a tomato sauce base.

5. Fried dough balls from Game of Thrones

In the Seven Kingdoms, these sweet treats are known as 'Arbor Gold'. You can make your own version with flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and a good amount of frying oil.

Here's a quick table of the desserts, their inspiration, and the main ingredients:

Dessert Movie/TV Show Main Ingredients
'The Grey Stuff' Beauty and the Beast Vanilla pudding mix, chocolate sandwich cookies, whipped topping, milk
Strudel Inglourious Basterds Puff pastry, apples, raisins, sugar, lemon juice
Cheesecake The Golden Girls Cream cheese, sugar, eggs, graham cracker crust
Ratatouille Ratatouille Bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, tomato sauce
Fried dough balls Game of Thrones Flour, sugar, eggs, butter, frying oil

These recipes are a fantastic way to bring a little bit of your favorite movie or TV show into your kitchen. So, the next time you're planning a movie night or a binge-watch session of your favorite show, why not make it extra special with one of these delicious movie-inspired desserts?

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