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New! Mini Cupcakes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

When Matt over at Studios Central told me about these a couple of months ago, I couldn’t wait to try them out for myself!

Six little mini-cupcakes all lined up in two neat rows in this classy Mickey cut-out box — what’s not to love? These are perfect for sharing among a family or splitting between hungry kiddos.

And if it’s just you and your spouse, six mini-cupcakes is a perfect amount to satisfy a sweet-tooth without making your belly feel like it’s full of lead! (Meaning you can still use your Rock N Roller Coaster fast passes without feeling queasy after this snack!)

The best part? They’re all different flavors:
Strawberry cake with vanilla frosting
Red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting
Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting
Yellow cake with red frosting (didn’t taste flavored to me, but could have been…)
Yellow cake with chocolate frosting
Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting

Personally, I loved the cream cheese frosting duo, but the strawberry cake was quite good as well. I’m hoping they introduce a giant version of that one, soon!

Have you sampled these little sugary bites? What’d you think? Let us know in the comments section below!

PS: You can get these at the Scary Apothecary (next to Villains in Vogue) at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. I also saw them at the Candy Cauldron at Downtown Disney!


  1. robin says:

    you can NEVER go wrong w/ cream cheese frosting. ;)

    on another note, couldn’t they have presented these mini cupcakes a bit better? they look real cheap in those sample paper cups.

    and finally, looks like someone is having fun shooting in Av (or M) mode! whatever the case, LOVING your natural light food photography!

  2. Abby says:

    Ooo those look great! I love it when food items are in small bites and many different flavors. Another thing to add to my “food I must try at Disney” list!
    Which grows daily, thanks to you AJ!

  3. Pudge the Fish says:

    Robin, agreed, the presentation could be miles better. It looks like they ran out of cupcake wrappers so they used ketchup cups from the food court. I wonder what the price is? I can’t imagine that I would pay more than about $3 or a snack credit for this.

  4. CB says:

    I was curious about the price too…

  5. Glad to hear you got a chance to try these bad boys out. I hope to grab one soon to try it myself!

  6. robin says:

    @pudge, they ARE ketchup cups!!!!! that is too funny!

    btw, i love your name. ;)

  7. chris says:

    I’ll be buying those in December. Thanks!

    PS: To all you cream cheese frosting lovers who want to make their own, the best I’ve tried is Ina Garten’s. It’s the almond extract that makes all the difference.

  8. Cody says:

    Oh My Goodness! Next time in DHS, ill definitely have to check these out….

  9. Liz says:

    I’m wondering about the price too. And lol at them being in ketchup cups! Did they run out of cupcake wrappers or was that intentional?

  10. Shayne says:

    Oh man, now I’m hungry! I shouldn’t have looked at this before lunch. Those little bites are adorable (though I agree with the others that putting them in a ketchup cup seems an odd presentational choice). Still, I want!

  11. carolyn says:

    LOL! Ketchup wrappers – that made me chuckle. Guess they work and are easy to open b/c you can ‘pull’ them apart. :) These are adorable though – perfect for snacking while waiting for Fantasmic!

  12. Oh YUM!!!!! I wonder about the price too…and if it’s a snack credit!

  13. Heather I. says:

    How much are they?? They’re so cute and look beyond tempting, I wish I could fly down there right now and give ‘em a try!

  14. RedMommyof4 says:

    Gonna be there in 23 days. I can’t wait to try and red velvet!

  15. Rose says:

    RedMommy-we will be there in 23 days too! Can’t wait.
    Gonna try these cupcakes. I am not a huge sweets girl and a bitesize cupcake sounds great!

  16. Christina says:

    AJ – These are sooo cute!! I love the Mickey sprinkles! Wish you could just buy those for home!

  17. Mary Waite says:

    I’m pretty sure I bought these at the Magic Kingdom Bakery in May — but it may have been at another location, but did find them some place back in May. :o)

  18. Jeff C. says:

    You CAN buy Mickey sprinkles! WE have them and use them all the time. I forget where we got them, but Amazon also sells them:

  19. Nate says:

    I love these.

  20. Christina says:

    Jeff – Thanks for the sprinkle tip! Will definitely need to get some!! :)

  21. Teacherpam says:

    I have seen these in Goofy’s Candy shop too in downtown disney

  22. Josh says:

    These should be called “cupcake shooters” in my mind since they are soo tiny. The cups that they are in also remind me of the ketchup cups they give you at the fast food restaraunts here.

    All of the Yellow Cupcakes look as though they were made pretty well. The Red Velvet cake looks a bit off fromt he picture to me.

  23. Steph says:

    Yummm!! As a cupcake connesieur I am definitely going to look for these…hopefully they’ll stick around till our next trup next year!

  24. kcampbell says:

    I first had these a few months back and also saw them at the BW bakery and I think Goofy’s Candy Co @ DTD Marketplace a couple weeks ago. The ones I first had were dry, but the second time around they were fresh and delish! Perfect sizes b/c I never can eat a whole cupcake, but I did think they were a tad expensive (6-7 bucks) considering the size.

  25. Jen says:

    Thanks for posting the price, kcampbell! I think I’d still try these because I love their small size. I’d rather spend this much on 6 little cupcakes that I’d eat all of than almost the same price on a huge cupcake that I couldn’t finish.

  26. Dana (aka DragynAlly) says:

    I need to know how they made these! I want to make them at home.

  27. AJ says:

    Dana — I’m not sure! You probably can’t put batter into those paper cups and put ‘em in the oven! Maybe just get mini muffin pans?

  28. Dana (aka DragynAlly) says:

    I will figure it out and write you when I do. ;-)

  29. Shereen says:

    We went to Hollywood Studios last night on a cupcake quest & they no longer had the mini cupcakes :0(

  30. Shelly says:

    How much where they and can you get the flavors you want or are they boxed with all the flavors?. They are mini for sure.

  31. Lisa says:

    Are they still available? They are so cute and I love the box.

  32. AJ says:

    Lisa – unfortunately I haven’t seen these at DHS, but there are mini cupcakes sometimes at Art of Animation resort.

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