From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap
It’s the season of love, and there’s nothing I love more than FOOD! Especially the sweet kind – and there are plenty of sweets to go around this year for Valentine’s Day at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts. Whether you’re spending the day with that special someone or just celebrating the company of good friends, our chefs have developed some amazing desserts that everyone can enjoy. Here’s your guide on where to find all the Valentine’s Day goodies!
At Walt Disney World Resort, there are plenty of lovely sweets to go around. Starting at Disney Springs with the popular Amorette’s Patisserie, you’ll be able to order a couple new desserts from Feb. 11-17. The first is a “Beauty and the Beast”-themed Rose Petit Honey Cake with Grand Marnier-soaked strawberries, rum roasted pineapple and honey Chantilly cream. The second is a Strawberry Champagne Toast Dessert – strawberry mousse with a Champagne gelée Feuilletine crunch and strawberry pâté de fruit. You’ll also find some delicious hand-dipped chocolate strawberries!
One of the staples of Valentine’s Day is chocolate, and if you’re in the mood for it, then The Ganachery is the place to go! And it’s just a quick walk from Amorette’s Patisserie. This year, the chocolate shop is offering an array of gourmet ganache squares and special desserts like Valentine’s Day-themed Chocolate Lollipops and Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Marshmallows. One of the special ganache squares being featured this year is Strawberries and Champagne featuring Cinderella’s Coach, and you can even order a chocolate ganache pairing with Rosa Regale.
In addition, locations all over Disney Springs are celebrating with special offerings. To find out all the details, check out Darcy Clark’s recent post about Valentine’s Day at Disney Springs!
At Magic Kingdom Park, take a stroll to the Main Street Bakery to find a special Valentine’s Day Cinnamon Roll from Feb. 11-17. Or try the chocolate-covered strawberry-inspired Milkshake of the Month at The Plaza Restaurant: a Strawberry and Chocolate Milkshake topped with whipped cream, chocolate drizzle, a strawberry and chocolate shavings. And at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café you’ll find hand-dipped white and dark chocolate strawberries!
If you’re at Epcot, Fountain View will be offering a Valentine’s Day Chocolate Cupcake with strawberry white chocolate mousse, strawberry buttercream, chocolate ganache drips, disco dust, a chocolate heart ganache and strawberry crispy pearls from Feb. 11-17. And for Valentine’s Day only, Sunshine Seasons will offer a decadent heart-shaped Red Velvet Cake with strawberry mousse filling, chocolate pearls and edible flowers.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will have a Valentine’s Day Cupcake at Creature Comforts consisting of chocolate cake with strawberry buttercream topped with chocolate and strawberry crispy pearls, mini heart sprinkles and a chocolate-covered strawberry.
Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts – Riverside and French Quarter are offering a special Chocolate Strawberry Cupcake at Riverside Mill Food Court and Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory. And at Sassagoula, you’ll find a Strawberry Beignet Sundae with chocolate ice cream, whipped cream, strawberry drizzle and heart-shaped sprinkles, YUM!
Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge will offer a Chocolate Cupcake with Chambord cream filling and topped with raspberry ganache icing, raspberry chocolate hearts and crispy pearls. And BoardWalk Bakery at Disney’s BoardWalk will be serving up a Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cupcake with chocolate-cherry filling and a ganache-dipped chocolate red rose.
At Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, you can find a Chocolate Strawberry Whoopie Pie, a Red Fruit Cupcake and a Raspberry Ganache Cheesecake. And at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and Disney’s Old Key West Resort, you’ll find a Chocolate Raspberry Cupcake, and at Satatoga Springs only you can also get a beautiful gift box with chocolate-covered strawberries.
On the west coast, Disneyland Resort has a few items as well, such as Cherry Vanilla Cotton Candy! This scrumptious snack will be available at various outdoor vending locations throughout both Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park. And speaking of candy…at various candy locations across the resort, you’ll be able to find Valentine’s Day goodies like a Red Rose Cake Pop, a Pink Minnie Apple covered in caramel, chocolate and pink sugar, and Pink Chocolate Crispies and Cake Pops drizzled with red icing. You’ll also find February’s Gourmet Apple of the Month – the Black Forest Cherry Caramel apple with cherries, nuts and chocolate drizzle!
On Main Street U.S.A in Disneyland park, Jolly Holiday Bakery Café will have adorable heart-shaped Strawberry Macarons, and over at Blue Bayou Restaurant you’ll be able to order Sweetheart Toast Sparkling Cider. And If you’re looking for some delicious Valentine’s Day ice cream, then look no further than Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream at Disney California Adventure park where you can get a Valentine Sundae! This sundae has scoops of vanilla and strawberry ice cream and is topped with strawberry topping, a chocolate-dipped strawberry and pink peppermint whipped cream and comes served in a hand-made waffle cup. And for the smoothie lovers out there, a Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie will be available at Schmoozies!
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