Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Movie Night

It’s #movienightfriday and we are transporting back in time to watch Disney’s first feature length film to be released, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

For older kids, I recommend comparing the animated film to the live action, Snow White and the Huntsman, as well as the original fairy tale, which just as a warning is very dark.

Any who, we then mapped out where Snow White took place which was in Germany, specifically Bad Wildungen area of Hesse, Germany. Now granted, the story is set in the around the 1500-1530s, so a lot has changed.

We explored more of Germany than where Snow White was set and made traditional German food.

We hope you enjoy this lesson as much as we did.


Homemade Soft Pretzels – House of Nash Eats

dipping a piece of pretzel in mustard cheese sauce

“It’s impossible to resist these Homemade Soft Pretzels with Mustard Cheese Dip! Salty, buttery and warm, soft pretzels are perfect for tailgating, celebrating Oktoberfest, or just for a fun afternoon snack!” – Amy

What is Runza – Chicken Fried Kitchen

Homemade Runza and Fries served whole on a white plate

“I’m a native Nebraskan, Texas Transplant, and there’s one question people always ask…What’s in Nebraska?” – Jeremy

Recipe for Homemade Bratwurst – Chicken Fried Kitchen


“I’ve always been a big Bratwurst fan. Maybe it’s my German heritage or just simply the fact that they’re absolutely delicious. Either way, I had now idea what’s in a Bratwurst until I really started cooking a lot! I sure am glad I do now though because this recipe for homemade Bratwurst is WAY better than store bought.” – Jeremy

Traditional German Red Cabbage [Rotkohl] – House of Nash Eats

An image of a bowl filled with rotkohl (a German red cabbage recipe).

“This delicious German Red Cabbage (also known as Rotkohl or Blaukraut depending on which part of Germany you are in) is a fantastic sweet and sour recipe that is served with many traditional German dishes.” – Amy

German-style Potato Salad – Attachment Mummy

“This recipe is based on one my friend’s granny makes, a remnant from her German childhood.  The flavours are similar to Scandinavian and Russian food too, a combination of freshness and sharpness that works well with the waxiness of the potatoes.  It is great on its own with some rye bread or other salads for lunch, but works well with sausages, fish or other hot or cold vegetable dishes for a more substantial meal.” – Leta

Perfect Pork Schnitzel Recipe – Christina’s Cucina

pork schnitzel with lemon slices salad and chips

German Style Mushrooms with Garlic Sauce (Market Champignons) – Christina’s Cucina

Pouring cream sauce on German Market Mushrooms

After tasting mushrooms with garlic sauce at a Christmas market in Cologne, Germany, I was on a mission to recreate the dish. This is my interpretation of those German style mushrooms with garlic sauce.” – Christina

Spaetzle Recipe (and Kaese Spaetzle Recipe) – Tikkido

Bowl of homemade spaetzle made with an easy spaetzle recipe.

“This spaetzle recipe will teach you how to make authentic German spaetzle noodles.  These homemade egg noodles or small dumplings are delicious, especially if you top them with cheese to make kaese spaetzle.” – Nikki

Spaetzle Recipe – Healthy Recipes 101

Homemade Spaetzle Recipe

“Today’s healthy spaetzle recipe is all about a new type of pasta that is very easy to make.” – Luna

GERMAN CHEESY LEEK SOUP – Pandemonium Noshery

“This cheesy soup is a German classic adapted from “Where’s My Spoon?” that is perfect for dairy month. It’s also perfect for Saturday Soup Swappers, who’s theme this month is “Cheesy Soups” . The cream and cheese make for a satisfying and delicious meal and pair beautifully with the pork and leeks. And as an added bonus this recipe is so very, very, easy to throw together.” – Juli

German Apple Cake with Streusel Topping (Apfelkuchen mit Streusel) – House of Nash Eats

An image of a piece of German apple cake with streusel topping.

“This German Apple Cake with Streusel Topping [Apfelkuchen mit Streusel] is one of my favorite traditional German desserts that I know you are going to love too! The tender, juicy apple filling is topped with a sweet, crunchy streusel on a buttery shortbread crust.” – Amy

Authentic German Sauerbraten – House of Nash Eats

An image of German sauerbraten sliced on a plate with gravy on top.

“This authentic German Sauerbraten recipe makes the most tender, juicy roast beef in a wonderful sweet and sour gravy. Marinated for days in red wine, vinegar, and spices, then braised until the meat is succulent and tender, and served with rotkohl and spaetzle, sauerbraten is one of Germany’s national dishes for good reason!” – Amy

Apple Strudel – House of Nash Eats

a slice of German apple strudel with raisins in front of a Granny Smith apple.

“This Apple Strudel recipe (Apfelstrudel in German) is easier than it seems and so much fun to make. And the resulting strudel is a delicious, festive dessert just like the ones you would get in Austria or Germany filled with sweet, spiced apples and raisins in a flaky crust that everyone will love!” – Amy

Cake Pop Maker Black Forest Cake Balls – In the Kitch

Black forest cake balls on a plate with whipped topping, cherries and chocolate shavings.

“A scrumptious Black Forest cake becomes a bite-sized treat with these Black Forest cake balls. These cake balls are made from rich chocolate cake mixed with chopped-up cherries and coated in velvety white chocolate.” – Joss


German Chocolate Cookies lined up

“German Chocolate Cookies, a rich chocolate cookie topped with your favorite sweet coconut cake filling- these cookies can’t get any better!” – Lisa


German Chocolate Cake side view decorated with chocolate drip, toasted coconut and piped frosting

“The BEST German Chocolate Cake Recipe- homemade, dark chocolate moist cake, incredible chocolate frosting, and the BEST German Chocolate Cake Frosting EVER. You will not want any cake ever again!” – Lisa

Zimtsterne: German Cinnamon Stars – Christina’s Cucina

zimtsterne with beer stein

Zimtsterne, or German cinnamon stars are a light, gluten free cookie which I discovered in Germany at the Christmas markets, thanks to a friend. With this authentic recipe, you can make them in your own kitchen, wherever you live.” – Christina


Cake with silver serving ware.

“This traditional black forest cake is made German style with three layers of decadent chocolate cake, sour cherries, kirshwasser and plenty of whipped cream!” – Sarah

BLACK FOREST ICE CREAM – Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream

Ice cream with black forest cake in back ground and fresh cherries.

“This black forest ice cream much like the cake is pure indulgence. With decadent chocolate ice cream, a tangy cherry swirl and a hint of kirschwasser. ” – Sarah


Easy Snow White Inspired Cupcakes

“My way favorite to celebrate a movie release is with cupcakes, a costume or both. 😉 Today I’m celebrating the upcoming release of Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs with Snow White cupcakes.” – Karen

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