What makes a better relaxing breakfast than a cinnamon roll? Luckily, Disney World and Disneyland have you covered — each in their own special way. Here are a couple of my favorite “breakfasts of champions” that include cinnamon roll goodness at our favorite Disney parks.
First off, we’ll start in Walt Disney World at Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Bakery:
Here, you can find one of Disney World’s most beloved treats, the Main Street Bakery cinnamon roll. You can find this monstrous pastry (seriously — it’s giant — consider sharing) at the end of the bakery line, where they’ll scoop the thing onto a plate and then — this is the best part — add another scoop of melt-y, cinnamon-y frosting on top!!! I couldn’t believe it when I first saw that. I love when Disney doesn’t short me on extravagance.
This is probably the biggest and most delicious cinnamon roll I’ve ever tasted, and — the most important part — the cinnamon ribbon and sweetness of the roll goes all the way through. Unlike some of those cheapie rolls I’ve had in the past, you really don’t ever reach a point where you simply hit dry pastry. Perfecto.
…I’m not sure that even the Main Street Bakery Cinnamon Roll can hold a candle to the Cinnamon Roll French Toast at Disneyland’s Carnation Cafe.
It starts out innocently enough. Just looks like some reeeeeeally thick french toast, right? There’s even fruit involved! That’s got to be healthy, right? I was a little bit disappointed, until I spotted it…
…that little cup of deliciousness tucked behind the french toast is indeed your very own cup of Cream Cheese Icing (I think it’s worth capitalizing, don’t you?). Good heavens, my friends. When I was served my very own little cup of Cream Cheese Icing, I think I fell in love with Disneyland. And this wasn’t just any Cream Cheese Icing — this must have been injected with butter (at least it tasted that way). It did this lovely melt-y thing when spread on the warm french toast — lovely. And though you’d think you wouldn’t need to add the syrup on top, I can honestly say that it adds a great flavor to the dish.
So, yes. Cinnamon Rolls and Cinnamon Roll French Toast are slightly more sugary than my typical breakfast, and the decadence-level of these items probably wouldn’t be recommended as an everyday indulgence. But every once in a while, when you want to treat yourself to a rich, relaxing breakfast, this might be a fun way to begin your Disney day. Just be sure to schedule a nap later on!