Review: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake at Disney World’s Boardwalk Bakery

I always look forward to returning to the Boardwalk Bakery to check out the latest cupcake creations!

It’s been a busy time at the Boardwalk as we welcomed its newest addition, Ample Hills Creamery, a couple of weeks ago and refurbishment continues on the Flying Fish makeover and the upcoming AbracadaBar.  While I can’t help but be tempted by all the unique and yummy flavors at the new ice cream location (seriously, check this place out), I always make it a point to stop by the Boardwalk Bakery pretty much anytime I visit Disney World.

The perennial favorites can typically be found in the case, like the Cheesecake Brownie and Chocolate Mickey Tart. But next to the regular Mickey Oreo Cupcake you can typically spot a surprise with a seasonal cupcake. And the one I had on my last trip combines some flavors perfect for celebrating the return of summer: the Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake.

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake

It’s a pretty thing, isn’t it? The light, whipped lemon frosting is swirled with the similarly textured pink strawberry frosting, topped with an almost artistic fondant piece. It’s all garnished with pink candies and sits on a yellow cake base. I’m not sure if you spotted it in the previous picture, but there is a small white and dark chocolate piece popped in just like a straw for sipping lemonade :) . Here’s a closeup…

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake

You can actually see where the “straw” was removed as we check out the filling. It’s a bright pink citrusy-strawberry…. well,  it was a bit of an unusual consistency that was not quite a pudding, but not really a jelly, either.

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake

The light texture, though, worked rather well with the brighter, citrusy tastes of summer. The seasonal cupcakes at Boardwalk Bakery in particular are always well-themed to the current season, and — as always — we’ll be keeping an eye out for the next one. Could it be the return of the Red, White, and Blue Cupcake for the 4th of July? The way this year is flying by, we’re sure to find out soon!

What are your thoughts on the Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake? Please let us know with a comment!


  1. Kendall says

    What a beautiful cupcake. I can’t wait to go to the Boardwalk. I love strawberry lemonade and cupcakes. It’s perfect. :)

  2. Essie says

    I would love to try it! However, since I don’t go in the summer time I’ll never get one. *sniff,sniff*

  3. Essie says

    I would love to try it, but since I don’t go in the Summer time I’ll never get to try it. So sad!

  4. "The Disney Fanatic" says

    I am willing to drive 12 hours just to taste this beautiful little Disney creation!!!!!

  5. Cindy Martinez says

    I love lemonade. I love strawberries. And I love cupcakes. I’m in heaven! For the first time we are going in summer – 3rd week of August. I hope it is still available!

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