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30 Best Desserts to Try in Disney World

While Disney World is The Happiest Place on Earth, your stomach is surely going to be growling after you work up an appetite from walking to attraction after attraction.

And with all of the sweetness in the air from the loveable characters and family fun, you are going to eventually crave a sweet treat. Luckily, Disney has you covered.

In fact, almost every block of the Walt Disney World property has a place where you can get your perfect dessert. And whether you like soft serve ice cream, pineapple dole whip, or a classic mickey ice cream bar, Disney World has a dessert option for everyone!

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Here is the scoop on the best desserts to try at Disney World!

The Best Desserts at Disney World

For people who have quite a sweet tooth, trying out desserts in Disney World is a dream come true. Many of them aren’t just delicious but are perfect for an Instagram photo!

1. Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake

What’s better than a chocolate cupcake? One that has double the chocolate! And what’s even better than that? One that also has peanut butter! If this sounds appetizing to you, on your next Disney World visit, head on over to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

The Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake can be found at the Starring Roles Cafe! This cupcake will surely speak to your sweet tooth!

2. Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake

If you love toffee cake, then you will be in for a treat with the ooey gooey toffee cake! This delicious dessert is a vanilla toffee cake with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream.

If this sounds appetizing to you, then the next time you visit the Walt Disney World resort, head over to the Liberty Tree Tavern or the Diamond Horseshoe, both located in the Magic Kingdom. The Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake is surely a tasty treat!

4. Grapefruit Cake

Do you love eating cake? Do you love eating grapefruit? Imagine if you could eat them both in one tasty treat. Well, you can! The grapefruit cake is one of many fan favorites of Walt Disney World desserts.

If this sounds delicious to you, on your next trip to Disney World’s theme parks, head on over to the Hollywood Brown Derby! Once you try Disney’s Grapefruit Cake, your tastebuds will thank you!

5. Cinnamon Roll

If you love good cinnamon rolls, the best place to eat one is at Disney World! Just think of your favorite roll, glazed in vanilla icing and powdered in cinnamon but ten times better.

If this sounds good to you, on your next Disney trip, head over to Gaston’s Tavern in the Magic Kingdom, just a short walk from the famous lunching pad. Trust us, once you try Disney’s warm cinnamon roll, it will surely become a personal favorite of yours!

6. LeFou’s Brew

Gaston’s Tavern is quite popular among Disney Parkgoers! Another Gaston’s Tavern classic is Lefou’s Brew! This delicious drink is made with frozen apple juice with a hint of toasted marshmallow. It is also topped with a passion fruit-mango foam.

With all of its unique flavors, this drink is a hit! Its iciness makes it perfect for any hot summer day. But since Disney World is located in sunny Florida where it’s rare to see the temperature hit the 60s, LeFou’s Brew is a perfect beverage for any day!

7. Dole Whip

Although Dole Whip is quickly becoming popular in many warm vacation destinations, nothing beats Disney’s Dole Whip! In fact, it is so popular that you can find it at quite a few restaurants in Disney.

In the Magic Kingdom, you can grab some at Aloha Isle and the Sunshine Tree Terrace. At Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, you can find some at Pineapple Lanai.

At Typhoon Lagoon, you can cool off with some at the Snack Shack. In Disney Springs (formerly known as Downtown Disney), you can have this delicious treat at Swirls on the Water and Wine Bar George.

And finally, in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you can get your hands on some Dole Whip at Tamu Tamu Refreshments. While there are many flavors of Dole Whip, the most popular is pineapple, which includes fresh pineapple juice!

8. Dole Whip Float

Dole Whip is such a Disney favorite that it comes in many variations! In fact, one of the most popular Dole Whip treats is the dole whip float. That’s right! You can have some heavenly dole whip with your favorite soda!

If this sounds good, on your next Disney trip, you will have to take your Dole Whips to the next level by ordering them in a float!

9. Ohana Bread Pudding

If you love bread pudding, you will have to try Disney’s ohana bread pudding! What makes this bread pudding a fan favorite is its scrumptious caramel sauce. Stomach rumbling already?

On your next Disney World vacation, you must visit ‘Ohana, the Polynesian’s most famous restaurant. Once you try the Ohana Bread Pudding, it will surely become your favorite dessert at Disney World.

10. School Bread

If you love Epcot’s World Showcase, you will have to try this dessert that’s located in the Norway pavilion! This Norwegian treat is a sweet bread with vanilla pudding in the middle that is covered in icing and toasted coconut.

If this sounds like a sweet deal, the next time you go to Disney World, check out the Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe. Trust us, your tastebuds will not regret it!

11. Mickey Ice Cream Bar

One treat that comes into most people’s minds when they think of desserts at Disney World is the famous Mickey Ice Cream Bar, also known as the Mickey Pop! In fact, this item is so popular that you can find it almost anywhere in all of Disney World’s parks!

Just keep an eye out for ice cream stands and concession stands and you are likely to find yourself a Mickey Pop!

Who wouldn’t want a pop that’s the perfect mix of vanilla ice cream and chocolate coating that’s also shaped like Mickey Mouse?

12. Dad’s Favorite Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layered Cake 

Another decadent dessert for chocolate and peanut butter lovers! Dad’s Favorite Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layered Cake is made with three layers of icing-like peanut butter and 3 layers of chocolate cake.

To top it all off, it also comes with whip cream and a scoop of ice cream. If your mouth is already watering, the next time you visit Disney World, head over to 50’s Prime Time Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

A slice of Dad’s Favorite Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layered cake is like a slice of heaven.  

13. Blueberry Cream Cheese Mousse

Do you love blueberries? Do you love cream cheese? How about mousse? What if we told you that you could have all three in one divine dessert?

The blueberry cream cheese mousse will satisfy these cravings! Furthermore, it’s nice to just look at it as it has a stunning space theme! Feeling hungry?

The next time you find yourself in Disney World, head over to Satu’li Canteen, which is right next to Pongu Pongu in the World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The Blueberry Cream Cheese Mousse is surely out of this world!

14. The Grey Stuff

Another favorite from Gaston’s Tavern is the grey stuff! Formerly called The Grey Stuff Cupcake, The Grey Stuff has a chocolate cake base and is topped with grey stuff, which is a mixture of chocolate and vanilla pudding, cool whip, and Oreos.

It’s also topped with super cute candy pearls and a decorative chocolate square. Moreover, it comes with a fancy grey holder!

Stomach already growling? You’ll just have to try The Grey Stuff during your next trip to Disney’s Magic Kingdom!

15. Victoria Sponge Cake

Another Epcot favorite is the victoria sponge cake at the UK pavilion! If you love sponge cake, you will have to try this delectable dessert!

The victoria sponge cake is two rounds of sponge cake with buttercream and berry jam sandwiched in the middle. Sound scrumptious?

Next time you’re in Epcot, you’ll have to dine at the Yorkshire County Fish Shop! Trust us, it is bloody good!

16. Kitchen Sink Sundae

Do you love ice cream sundaes? You can have the ultimate one at Disney with the kitchen sink sundae! This huge sundae comes with two scoops of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream.

Furthermore, it comes with a scoop of mint chocolate chip ice cream and a scoop of coffee ice cream. Also, it is topped with milk chocolate chips, cherries, chocolate and rainbow sprinkles, orange slices, Oreos, dark and white chocolate shavings, and sliced toasted almonds.

The sundae also has a chocolate bar, a brownie, whipped cream, pineapple topping, strawberry topping, marshmallow cream, chocolate syrup, warm fudge topping, warm butterscotch topping, warm peanut butter topping, and sliced bananas.

Plus, it comes with a cinnamon spice cupcake and an angel food cupcake. To top it all off, it also comes in this cute bowl that actually looks like a kitchen sink!

Getting hungry already? You’ll just have to stop by the beaches and cream soda shop at Disney’s Beach Club Resort! Your tastebuds will thank you!

17. The Cheshire Cat Tail

Looking for a quick sweet treat for your next Disney mobile order? You must try the Cheshire cat tail! It is basically chocolate danish twists covered in purple and pink icing to resemble the colors of the Cheshire Cat.

While this tasty snack can usually be found at the Cheshire Cafe, it can now be found at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe through the Disney World mobile app.

If this sounds appetizing, you’ll just have to order yourself a Chesire Cat tail during your next Disney World trip!

18. Troll Horn

Another favorite from the Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe is the troll horn! Troll horns are a sugar-coated pastry. They have a horn-shaped shell that is filled with cloudberry jam and whipped cream.

Next time you find yourself in Epcot, head over to the Norway Pavilion to pick up one of these delectable pastries! 

19. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cup

Do you love cookie dough but wish you could eat a whole bowl of it? Well, now you can! You can eat some edible cookie dough with the Chocolate Cookie Dough Cup!

Mouth watering already? Head on over to the bakery section of the End Zone Food Court the next time you find yourself at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort. Your inner foodie will thank you!

20. Funnel Cake

You can never go wrong with this classic treat! Disney World’s funnel cakes are some of the best out there! Already feeling hungry?

Next time you go to Epcot, head over to the Funnel Cakes Kiosk at the America Pavillion! You can also find this delectable treat at Sleepy Hollow in the Magic Kingdom, right near Cinderella’s Castle! Your tastebuds will thank you!

21. Zebra Domes

Another Animal Kingdom favorite is zebra domes! What are zebra domes, you ask? They’re Amarula Cream Liquor mousse balls covered in a white chocolate coating and drizzled in chocolate sauce and shavings.

Sound delish? You can find zebra domes at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Lodge at both the BOMBA and The Mara, so make sure to check these restaurants out the next time you visit Disney World!

22. S’mores Baked Alaska 

Do you like rocky road ice cream? Well, the S’mores Baked Alaska offers something even better! The S’mores Baked Alaska has graham cracker crust, rocky road ice cream, toasted marshmallows, and milk chocolate.

The next time you’re in Disney Springs, head over to The Boathouse to try this to-die-for dessert! Make sure to bring your family and friends – the S’mores Baked Alaska can also serve up to four people!

23. Fraises

Another Epcot favorite is the fraises! The fraises is a strawberry tart that’s topped with whipped cream. Sound like a sweet deal?

The next time you visit Epcot, you must go to the France pavilion and try Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie! Trust us, you will not regret it!

24. Ice Cream Floats

Do you like ice cream floats? Disney World has quite a few you will like! The Main Street Float is a root beer float with vanilla ice cream topped with whipped cream, caramel corn, and chocolate and peanut butter candy pieces.

Drooling over this sweet dessert already? The next time you visit the Magic Kingdom, head over to the plaza ice cream parlor, just a short walk from the famous main street confectionary!

The great ice cream float can also be found at storybook treats in Fantasyland! This float comes with a choice of vanilla, chocolate, or twist ice cream and your favorite soda!

One more restaurant that serves an amazing ice cream float is the Ghirardelli soda fountain and chocolate shop. It comes with your favorite flavor of ice cream and coke or root beer.  

25. Dark Chocolate Truffle

Do you love chocolate truffles? In that case, Disney World has the perfect dessert for you!

Disney’s chocolate truffles are filled with Dark Chocolate Grand Marnier Ganache. Sound appetizing? The next time you’re in Disney World, try the Be Our Guest restaurant located in Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom!

26. Brownie A La Mode

Do you love brownies? If so, Disney World has the perfect dessert for you! The brownie a la mode is a rich brownie with hot fudge and topped with a hefty scoop of vanilla ice cream.

The next time you vacation in Disney World, you have to try this Beaches and Cream Ice Cream Parlor favorite!

27. Mini Chocolate Bundt Cake 

If you love chocolate cake, then you will love Disney’s Mini Chocolate Bundt Cake. This mini chocolate cake comes with chocolate ganache, sprinkles, and shimmery icing.

The next time you visit Disney World, check out Sunshine Seasons located in Epcot. What are you waiting for? Your perfect dessert awaits!

28. Caramel Apples

Craving something fruity and sweet? Then Disney’s caramel apples would be the perfect treat for you! Big Top Treats located inside Big Top Souvenirs has quite the variety of caramel apples.

Another great place for candy apples is Goofy’s Candy Company! They both have everything from Disney character themed apples, gourmet apples, and apple pie apples, to a good ol’ classic candy apple!

Next time you’re in the Magic Kingdom or Disney Springs, make sure to grab one! 

29.  Blue Bantha

Looking for a delicious sweet drink? Disney World has the perfect beverage for you! The Blue Bantha is chilled blue milk with a vanilla butter sugar cookie. Sound scrumptious?

The next time you’re in Disney World, you must try Oga’s Cantina located in Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

30. Character Cakes

Craving a cake in the shape of your favorite Disney character? Disney World has just the dessert for you at Amorette’s Patisserie! Amorette’s Patisserie has a wide variety of character cakes.

You can have a Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, or Pluto Character Cake! The next time you’re in Disney Springs, you’ll have to try one of these delicious cakes! 

A Disney World Guide to Delicious Desserts

That is the scoop on the best desserts to try in Disney World! Whether you are visiting the Polynesian Resort or taking a break from your favorite rides, there are lots of amazing desserts to choose from throughout the Disney parks.

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