Do you want to satisfy your sweet tooth while visiting Disney World? With so many Disney World desserts to choose from, how do you know which treat is the best? Although you cannot go wrong sampling any of the yummy sweets around the resort, we’ve put together a list of 15 of our favorite sweet treats you cannot leave Disney World without trying.
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1. Dole Whip
Find it at Aloha Isle in Magic Kingdom's Adventureland.
A trip to Disney World is not complete without experiencing a cool, refreshing Dole Whip. A popular, sought-after treat of Disney Guests, Dole Whip is a refreshing soft-serve frozen treat that blends the delicious flavors of pineapple, vanilla, or a blend of the two, into either a Pineapple Float, Pineapple Dole Whip Cup, or Pineapple Upside Down Cake served with Pineapple Dole Whip. Disney World also offers an adult version, serving Dole Whip with alcohol (Captain Pineapple has coconut rum infused with the classic Dole Whip found at Tamu Tamu Refreshments, while Spikey Pineapple is served with Bradancourt Pango Rum and Dole Whip and can be found at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto.
Can’t get enough of this tropical delight? You are not alone! The popularity of this guest favorite has it popping up at numerous places around the Resort. Dole Whip can also be found at the following places around Disney World: Captain Cook’s, Pineapple Lanai, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto (Disney’s Polynesian Resort); Everything Pop (Disney’s Pop Century Resort); Tamu Tamu (Animal Kingdom); and Drop Off Pool Bar (Disney’s Art of Animation Resort).
This popular treat claims our number one spot for Disney World desserts for a reason!
2. Citrus Swirl
Find it at Sunshine Tree Terrace in Magic Kingdom's Adventureland.
A different take on the classic pineapple Dole Whip, the Citrus Swirl blends frozen orange juice slushy with vanilla soft-serve ice cream and leaves your mouth happy! A great treat for any hot (or cold) day at the Resort, the Citrus Swirl can be served in a cup or a cone!
3. Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich
Find it at Sleepy Hollow in Liberty Square of Magic Kingdom.
Feel like royalty when you are honored with one of Disney’s prized Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwiches, served from this storybook-brick cottage tucked away right next to Cinderella’s Castle. This sweet waffle sandwich is coated with rich chocolate-hazelnut spread and stuffed with fresh fruit! Don’t leave without trying one one these great Disney World desserts!
4. Tarte Aux Fraises
Find it at Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie at Epcot's World Showcase.
Tickle your taste buds with this delectable tart piled high with sweet cream and sugar-glazed strawberries! You will definitely leave this French bakery shouting, “Encore un s’il-vous-plait!”
5. Raspberry Lunch Box Tart
Find it at Woody’s Lunch Box in Disney Hollywood Studios' Toy Story Land.
Try the most rootin’, tootin’-est sweet treat in all of Andy’s backyard! This mouthwatering pastry is a must-try treat because it is filled with sweet raspberry marmalade and coated in rich strawberry fondant and sprinkled with crispy pearls!
6. Mickey-Shaped Beignets
Find it at Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory in the French Quarter of Disney’s Port Orleans Resort.
Mickey-Shaped Beignets beg to be eaten again and again! I can attest to that! Sink your teeth into this soft, warm doughnut-like pastry that melts in your mouth with every bite. Served with a generous helping of powdered sugar, Mickey-Shaped Beignets should leave your face and clothes smothered in powdered sugar goodness! Beignets should be eaten warm so plan on indulging in this rich dessert right when they are served to you!
7. Warm Glazed Doughnut
Find it at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios' Commissary Lane.
Drive on in to this cool 50's themed drive-in movie restaurant where they serve one out-of-this-world treat – the Warm Glazed Doughnut! This doughnut is not your ordinary doughnut! Served warm, this rich glazed doughnut rests on a generous helping of cinnamon apples and is topped with a great big scoop of vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce!
8. The Troll Horns
Find it at Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase.
If you are searching for a little magic, then look no further than this Norwegian bakery serving the flavorful Troll Horn. The Troll Horn shells are made of crispy sugar-coated pastry and filled with cloudberry jam and whipped cream.
9. LeFou’s Brew
Find it at Gaston’s Tavern in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland.
LeFou’s Brew is a refreshing non-alcoholic beverage great to quench your thirst on hot Florida days! This hearty drink is made with no-sugar-added frozen apple juice with a hint of toasted marshmallow and topped with all-natural passion fruit mango foam. Yum!
10. Night Blossom
Find it at Pongu Pongu in Animal Kingdom's The World of Avatar.
One out-of-this-world beverage every Guest visiting Pandora – The World of Avatar – should experience is the Night Blossom! The Night Blossom blends the sweet and sour flavors of lime, apple, and pear topped with burst-in-your-mouth passion fruit Boba Balls!
11. Salted Caramel Bubble Waffle
Find it at AristoCrepes in Disney Springs.
Don’t just pass by this small kiosk in the Disney Springs Marketplace without treating yourself to one of Disney World’s best kept secrets – the Salted Caramel Bubble Waffle! This on-demand treat combines the saltiness of pretzel pieces with an overload of sweetness – caramel sauce, whipped cream, and chocolate ice cream!
12. Kitchen Sink
Find it at Beaches & Cream Soda Shop in Disney’s Beach Club Resort.
An overload of sweet goodness that has something for everyone in your family, the Kitchen Sink is filled with scoops of creamy vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, cookies and cream, and mint chocolate chip ice cream, dowsed in every topping behind the counter – cherries, cookies, bananas, whipped cream, chocolate syrup… basically everything and the kitchen sink! This item on our list of Disney World desserts is great item for sharing and could easily serve four.
13. The Grey Stuff
Find it at the Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland.
If you happen to be a guest at this elaborate dining room straight out of the Beauty and the Beast movie, dare to try the Grey Stuff! Lumiere's special “Grey Stuff” is a cookies and cream panna cotta typically served on top of the Master’s Cupcake. You don't have to take my word for how delicious this sweet treat is… just ask the dishes!
14. Cheshire Cat Tail
Find it at Cheshire Café in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland.
Your smile will be the only thing your friends and family see on your face when you sink your teeth into this Guest favorite – Cheshire Cat Tail. Cheshire Cat Tails are sweet pastry twists filled with sweet cream and chocolate chips with pink and purple icing drizzled over the top.
15. Num Num Cookie
Find it at the Neighborhood Bakery in Disney’s Hollywood Studios' Pixar Place.
The Num Num Cookie is like no other chocolate chip cookie you will ever have making it a great choice for our list of Disney World desserts! This hearty, incredibly good cookie is served warm, right out of the oven. Oversized chocolate chips melt in your mouth (and hands) as you crunch your teeth into the cookie’s hard outer shell, exposing a warm gooey inside.
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