With many restaurant dining rooms, tourist attractions, and hotels closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic some of these places are sharing their famous food recipes online. From Disney Parks to McDonald’s, food brands are releasing secret recipes so that fans and patrons can make some of their iconic favourite snacks and meals at home. Though many of these restaurants are still offering drive-thru, delivery, and takeout, many of us have taken this stay-at-home time to cook at home more and eat out less often. So, if you want to challenge your cooking skills, and try out some previously secret restaurant recipes, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of the best secret recipes released by food brands:

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14 Famous And Secret Food Recipes Shared By Brands That You Can Try At Home

1McDonald’s Shared The Recipe For How To Make A Sausage And Egg McMuffin

If you’ve been craving this popular McDonald’s breakfast treat, now you can make it yourself. McDonald’s tweeted the recipe for their sausage and egg McMuffin and even followed it up by dropping the recipe for making their classic hash browns.

2Ikea Posted A Recipe For Their Iconic Meatballs

Ikea’s Swedish meatballs (yes the furniture chain does make food!) are super delicious. Now you can make this famous food recipe yourself using easily accessible ingredients with this at-home alternative — shared in typical Ikea fashion as an instructional diagram.

3Cafe Chain Pret A Manger Released The Recipe For Their Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies

“We’ve been inundated with requests for the secret to our Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies. This recipe is perfect for rookie…”

– Posted by Pret A Manger on Friday, April 3, 2020

These delicious cookies are perfect for both first-time bakers and seasoned pros. They’re perfectly crispy and chewy, and are sure to turn out perfectly every single time! They also shared a recipe for their iconic chocolate bar, which you can find here.

4DoubleTree By Hilton Also Shared How To Make Their Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are another recipe for famous food that have been released online. They have become synonymous with DoubleTree hotels around the world, and now they’ve released an official bake-at-home recipe for the beloved and delicious chocolate chip cookie, so bakers can create the warm and comforting treat in their own kitchens.

Get the recipe here

5Check Out This Recipe For Chipotle’s Guacamole

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Chipotle shared their guac recipe with the world back in 2015, but they’ve since removed it. We did a little digging and unearthed this Mexican favourite. Sure, it might not be the exact one that the restaurant chain used anymore, but this top-secret recipe is still pretty damn good. 

Read the recipe here

6Popular Pizza Chain Pizza Express Posted The Recipe For Their Excellent Dough Balls

First created as a snack from offcuts of pizza dough, this now-classic dish has since become the ultimate comfort food. Pizza Express has released recipes for the plain version (topped with garlic butter) as well as one stuffed with cheese and bacon so you can make this famous dish at home.

Find both recipes here.

7Popular British Bakery Chain Greggs Showed How To Make Their Sausage, Bean, And Cheese Melt

Greggs has been releasing videos demonstrating how to make their most popular dishes (in a series called “Greggs It Yourself”). These famous food recipes include their steak bake, a chicken bake, and their extremely delicious sausage, bean, and cheese melt.

8While The Cheesecake Factory Published A Recipe For Their Korean Fried Cauliflower

The American restaurant chain released a recipe showing how to make their Korean fried cauliflower. One of the more unusual dishes on their menu, it’s delicious, crispy, slightly spicy, and will leave you wanting more. 

Check out the recipe here

9And They Also Listed A Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Another secret recipe released by a food brand is this pancake from The Cheesecake Factory. This decadent recipe may take a while to put together, but it’s absolutely worth it. It includes a 10 ingredient pancake, plus a cinnamon swirl topping that’s to die for. The Cheesecake Factory has a library of 17 other recipes on its website (though none of them is for the restaurant’s famed cheesecakes).

Find out how to make it here

10Meanwhile, Olive Garden Released Its Recipe For Chicken Parmigiana

If you’re looking for comfort food in these stressful times, why not try Olive Garden’s instructions for its famous chicken parm for dinner tonight. The Italian-American chain also shared recipes for their Shrimp Scampi and Alfredo Sauce, if you’re looking for sides.

Get the recipe here.  

12Disney Parks Also Shared Their Churro Bites Recipe

If you’re craving a sugary fried treat, Disney’s got you covered. This super easy recipe was posted on the Disney Parks Blog — so you can enjoy that classic Disney churro taste from the safety of your home.

You can find the recipe here.

13They Even Shared The Recipe For The Grilled Cheese Sandwich From Toy Story Land

Among the slew of famous food recipes shared on the Disney Parks Blog (Disney must really miss us) is one for the grilled three-cheese sandwich from Woody’s Lunch Box at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. secret recipes released by food brands

Find the recipe here

14And (If You Haven’t Had Enough) One For Some Mickey Beignets 

Disney has been sharing lots of recipes for all of us stuck at home. One of these is for Mickey Mouse shaped beignets, a fan-favourite fried treat from New Orleans Square at Disneyland. secret recipes released by food brands

Learn how to make it here

So, Which Of These Secret Restaurant Recipes Are You Going To Try?

Travel may be off-limits, and many of our favourite restaurants may be closed. But that doesn’t mean we have to forego the top foods from these places. You can make these delicious dishes from these restaurants without ever leaving the house.


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