If you’re looking to buy sweets for your sweet or indulge your own sweet tooth, you’re sure to find an abundance of yummy choices at Walt Disney World Resort! From the decadent double chocolate brownie sundaes at Ghiradelli to freshly made funnel cakes at the Funnel Cake cart on Disney’s BoardWalk, the selection of sweets is seemingly endless! Today, I’ll cover Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Sweets!
Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Series & Other Basic Information
Welcome to the thirteenth edition of my Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? series! February is known for….come on….you know the answer. Sweets, sweets and more sweets! I’m here to give you the scoop on where to find sweets for your sweet (and yourself too). This article is titled: Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Sweets!.
Links to previous articles in the series will be provided later on in the article.
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Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Sweets!
Caramel, Caramel, Caramel
Presented by Werther’s Original, Karamell-Küche is a shop in the Germany Pavilion of World Showcase. The moment you step inside, you are surrounded by everything caramel. There are pre-packaged goodies from Werther’s Original such creamy caramel-filled hard candy, or caramel covered popcorn. In the cases, you’ll find a large selection of fresh candy, caramel candy, caramel and chocolate dipped strawberries and pineapple spears and other delectable treats.
One of the more unique offerings found at Karamell-Küche are the Caramel Bacon Squares. Each square contains Werther’s Original caramel and bits of bacon both inside and out. My personal favorite is the Turtle candy which is caramel with pecans with both covered in chocolate. Yummy!
What exactly is a cronut? A cronut is a fried delightful snack that’s a cross between a croissant and a donut and it is oh so very good! “It’s sweet, it’s warm, it’s deep fried and topped with cinnamon and sugar,” says Epcot Executive Chef Jens Dahlmann. “Simply delicious.” (Excerpt Disney Parks Blog)
Cupcakes. in a variety of flavors and sizes, are found all over Walt Disney World Resort. No matter if you are in the parks, at one of the Disney Resort hotels or at Disney Springs, you’re sure to find the perfect cupcake for your sweetheart. Today, I’ll talk about just a few of the cupcakes available. Magical DIStractions has menus for most Walt Disney World Restaurants.
Be Our Guest
Some of the most delicious cupcakes that I’ve ever had were those served at Be Our Guest in the Magic Kingdom park. The Master’s Cupcake is a scrumptious chocolate sponge cake topped with Lumiere’s special “Grey Stuff”. The pretty “pearls” are actually edible as is the pretty chocolate square! And, yes, the “grey stuff” IS delicious!
If you want a little something tart but still sweet, the Lemon Meringue Cupcake is for you! The cupcake is a vanilla sponge cake with a lemon custard filling and flamed meringue icing.
While The Master’s Cupcake and the Lemon Meringue Cupcakes were so very good, the Strawberry Cream Cheese Cupcake was divine! This vanilla sponge cake has a strawberry mousse filling and cream cheese icing. Topping it off is a fresh strawberry slice and a small bite of chocolate.
In Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, stop by Creature Comforts for their specialty cupcake, the Cotton Top Tamarin Cupcake. DIStracted Tip: When you order a Starbucks Flat White Latte, a portion of the sale helps preserve the Cotton Top!
The pastry team at Disney’s Contemporary Resort creates beautiful cupcakes, each one a work of art and are oh so flavorful!
The cute and tasty Olaf Cupcake is available at the ABC Commissary in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The yellow cake is moist and delicious and the icing is smooth and creamy. You may notice that the actual cupcake that I received was slightly different that the one on the sign but it was still great.
Old Port Royale
Old Port Royale in Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort serves a fan favorite cupcake! The Monkey Cupcake is a chocolate or vanilla cupcake with creamy filling and sliced bananas in the middle. After just one bite, you’re sure to see why Guests go ape over it!
“Treat yourself to sought-after, gourmet cupcakes baked fresh daily with unique flavors and high-quality ingredients. You can also succumb to late-night cravings with a visit to the perky, pink Cupcake ATM nestled outside.” (Excerpt Walt Disney World website) Sprinkles is located in Disney Springs and is the perfect place to stop and treat your sweet to a sweet! Guests can indulge themselves with a gourmet banana, chocolate marshmallow, carrot, or salty caramel cupcake. Gluten free, sugar free and Vegan options are available.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a freshly made funnel cake! Some of the toppings include your choice of powdered sugar, chocolate syrup, apples, strawberries or vanilla ice cream. Some locations even sell a funnel cake gift kit to take home! With this purchase, you can relive your sweet funnel cake moment after you get home. Guests will find Funnel Cake served at the Oasis Canteen in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Funnel Cake Cart on Disney’s BoardWalk, at the Funnel Cake shop located in the American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot and at Sleepy Hollow in the Magic Kingdom.
The world-famous chocolatier delivers decadent sundaes smothered with hot, house-made fudge as well as chocolate treats and drinks. Strike It Rich with specialty San Francisco-themed sundaes, shakes and floats. One of the chocolately of chocolate delights that they serve is the Ghiardelli Double Chocolate brownie.
If you want to really indulge your sweet tooth, order the Earthquake Family Favorite: Eight scoops of Ice Cream, fresh Bananas and eight delicious toppings. Finished with Whipped Cream, chopped Almonds, Ghirardelli® Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips and Cherries! The Earthquake is large enough it can feed 4!
Stroll along the seashore till you stumble upon this quaint stop where you can entice your palate with a host of freshly made house favorites—from baked goods, soups, salads and sandwiches to a selection of beverages, both hot and cold.
Some of the best pastries on Walt Disney World property can be found at Les Halles Boulangerie in the France Pavilion in Epcot. There, you can sample delectable treats and tempting delicacies from a traditional French bakery. The menu includes: Napoleon, a puff pastry layered with cream; Framboise, a raspberry mousse cake; Frangipane, almond filling between puff pastries. There are all sorts of delightful goodies served at Les Halles Boulangierie!
Specialty Cakes & Pastries
Amorette’s Patisserie, an artsy yet sophisticate pastry shop, is located in Disney Springs. The shop sells a wide array of exquisite goodies such as elcairs, New York style cheesecake, gluten-free macaroons and even signature cakes! Surprise your sweetheart, birthday boy or girl or celebrate any special occasion by placing an advance order for one of Amorette’s Patisserie eye-catching cakes. To pre-order, call (407) 934-3500. You can also stop by their shop in Disney Springs at least 72 hours in advance and place your order in person. For additional information, use this link.
Disney Cake Hotline!
There’s no better way to surprise your sweetheart than with a specialty cake! Disney chefs can help bring your dream surprise to reality when you order a custom cake. While there is no official website that you can visit to view the cakes that are available, there is a thread on the Disboards that is kept up-to-date by the wonderful lurkyloo. Pictures have been posted by many who have ordered the cakes.
Cakes range from the standard “podium cake” to gorgeous grand confections that come in a variety of flavors and decorative styles.
How far in advance should you order? If you have a specific design in mind, you should contact the Disney Cake Hotline abut 3 to 4 weeks ahead and absolutely no less than 48 hours ahead. As a matter of fact, some locations require 72 hours’ notice.
Can I send in a picture of what I want? Once you make contact with a Disney cast member through the Cake Hotline, you can work with them to e-mail photos to the pastry chef.
What number do I call? Call the Cake-Ordering Hotline at 407-827-2253.
A previous Magical DIStractions writer wrote about her experience with Disney’s Cake Ordering service and she gave it a great review.
Disney Floral and Gifts
Let your sweetheart know just how they special they are to you by ordering a celebration cake through Disney Floral and Gifts. The Celebration Floral Cake is stunningly beautiful! Looking for something a little more romantic? How about their Two Day Romantic Experience package?
Just the tip of the icing!
The sweets for your sweet options that I’ve covered in this article are just a very few of what you’ll find on your trip to Walt Disney World! There are so very many options to choose from. If you want to tickle our sweetheart’s taste buds, try some of the suggested sweets that I’ve written about or search our website for other possible options!
Links to previous articles in the Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Series
The series began with Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? The Drinks & Snacks: Park Edition which posted in April, 2015. The next two articles were also food themed, The Counter Service Parks Edition and The Table Service Parks Edition. In honor of National Ice Cream Day, National Margarita Day and then International Waffle Day, there were respectively, The Cool Treats Edition, The Margaritas Edition, and The Waffles Edition.
I decided to veer off the food course and the next article was Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? A Place to Put My Stuff which gave readers tips on where to store their things while in the theme parks, water parks, etc. The next two articles focused on resorts. Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Everything at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and Everything at Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort.
For those cruising with Disney Cruise Line, I wrote Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Everything on Disney’s Castaway Cay! Readers wanting to know all about being pampered while at Walt Disney World, can find all that they need to know in the Where in Walt Disney World Can I Find? Spa Services.