by Alex Dunlap, Food & Beverage Content Relations Coordinator
Cupcakes and donuts and floats, oh my! I’ve got bunches of new sweets to share with you in this month’s Sweet Treats, and first up are the cutest little donuts you ever did see – MICKEY BEIGNETS! That’s right, you can now get Mickey-shaped Beignets at Walt Disney World Resort. Just head on over to Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter for this sweet and iconic treat. They come covered in powdered sugar and served with your choice of dipping sauce: caramel, strawberry, or chicory coffee ganache!
Right next door at Scat Cat’s Club, guests over the age of 21 can also nosh on the Baton Rouge Beignets, jazzed up with your choice of one of two cream liqueurs or coffee liqueur. And if you haven’t heard yet, there’s a whole new menu at Scat Cat’s Club – check out my recent story to learn all about it!
At Epcot, the Blueberry Grass Band has been bringing French and English Canadian hits to the Canada pavilion this summer, and we’ve got a couple blueberry frozen drinks to celebrate! Found at the Canada Popcorn Cart, the Blueberry Frozen Drink is made with white cranberry juice and blueberry infusion. Guests over 21 can even add a little acai-blueberry vodka to the mix. Pair it with some Maple Popcorn, head over to the Canada Mill Stage, and you’ve got yourself a snack and a show! The Blueberry Grass Band will be performing daily through August 26.
If you’re a fan of the Bubble Milk Tea at Joy of Tea in China, then you’ll love the new Milk Cap Tea. It’s Lychee tea topped with a creamy milk cap and sprinkled with Himalayan salt.
At Fountain View, there’s a new Boston Cream Cupcake. This white cake comes with cream filling and a chocolate ganache topping. And over at Sunshine Seasons, you’ll find some yummy Chocolate Mousse with cookies and cream crumbles and chocolate crispy pearls.
Do you love COOKIE DOUGH? Well guess what? Disney’s All Star Resorts are now serving up delicious cups of Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough at Intermission Food Court, End Zone Food Court, and World Premier Food Court. I can definitely say it’s DELICIOUS!
For a limited time only at Disney’s All Star Sports Resort – if you love that little blue Experiment 626, then you’ll love this cupcake! Stitch’s Blue Raspberry Cupcake is made with yellow cake with chocolate-raspberry filling and topped with blue raspberry buttercream. Find it at the End Zone Food Court, and be sure to grab one before he escapes!
You won’t have to fly off to Neverland to try this next treat! Just stop by Storybook Treats at Magic Kingdom Park to get the Peter Pan Float. It comes with lime soft-serve, sprite, and a chocolate feather, and it is SO CUTE! There’s also a Peter Pan T-shirt that goes perfectly with it. You’ll feel SO FLY wearing it and sipping on this float – find the shirt on Shop Disney Parks or at various merchandise locations throughout our parks and resorts. And keep an eye out for some of the other cute Peter Pan-themed merchandise like the Peter Pan Bangle Set by Alex and Ani or the Peter Pan MagicBand!
And of course I can’t forget about those monthly ice cream treats! At Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, the August Ice Cream of the Month will be Chocolate Fudge, and the August Milkshake of the Month at The Plaza Restaurant will be Extreme Cookies and Cream.
At the Disneyland Resort, you can find some unique and tasty donuts at the Main Street U.S.A. Coffee Cart in Disneyland park. These donuts are made fresh twice daily, once in the morning and once in the afternoon, and the flavors are always changing. You never know what you might find! Right now, one of those flavors is the Pineapple-Filled Donut with Meringue! This tropical treat is the perfect way to start your day in Adventureland. But remember – these donuts are quite popular, so come on out and get yours before they run out!
For a fun frozen sandwich in Frontierland, mosey on down to The Golden Horseshoe to try the Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches! These cookie sandwiches come with vanilla ice cream and are drizzled with your choice of chocolate or caramel sauce.
Over at Disney California Adventure park, take a trip to the recently-opened Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff at Pixar Pier. Here you’ll find all sorts of sweet treats, like the Memory Refreshers – frozen drinks that come in all colors and flavors! One of the drinks is the Rainbow Unicorn, with grape soda, blue raspberry soda, lime, cherry, lemon-lime and rainbow candies. Another one is inspired by Bing Bong himself, Imaginary Pal, which will be made with pink lemonade and grape soda with rainbow cotton candy, topped with a marshmallow flower.
And last up, did you know that August 6 is National Root Beer Float Day? Well if you’re looking for a tasty treat to toast it with – why not try an Ice Cream Float at Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream? Also located in Disney California Adventure park, this ice cream shop serves up root beer floats with scoops of vanilla ice cream. And guests over 21 can even enjoy a Hard Float with your choice of ice cream bar served in an alcoholic hard soda or dark beer!
So come on out to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort to try one of these sweet new treats this summer. Whether it’s a pineapple-filled donut or a tasty float, you’re sure to satisfy that sweet tooth at Disney Parks!