Another cute cupcake alert for you 🚨! We were over at Disney’s Contemporary Resort today to showcase the new Gingerbread Castle being erected for the holiday season and we couldn’t help stopping over at Contempo Cafe for a couple of yummy treats!
Today we get to show you a seriously adorable Limited Time Only (VERY limited…as in today ONLY.) Minnie’s Not-So-Scary Berry Cupcake as well as a seasonal (i.e. limited time, but not quite as limited as Minnie) cupcake — the Apple Cupcake!
Minnie’s Not So Scary Berry Cupcake
She’s definitely ready for her close-up! This adorable one-day-only Minnie Mouse Not-So-Scary Berry Halloween cupcake features dyed vanilla cake, raspberry jam filling, and vanilla buttercream icing. The Minnie witch hat is made of white chocolate and filled with blackberry marshmallow.
This cute dessert is such a work of art! The frosting is a vanilla buttercream that actually has a pretty good flavor, but it is very green!
Notice the bow, the chocolate ears, and the spiderweb. So detailed! Minnie’s hat is held on with bright orange icing.
It’s so clever how they’ve filled Minnie’s white chocolate witch hat instead of just leaving it hollow! Unfortunately, we couldn’t taste much flavor in the blackberry marshmallow at all.
How perfectly Halloween-y is the inside? SO GREEN! At first glance, the filling looks black, but it’s actually dark purple. What a great filling-to-cake ratio, too!
Not only does this cupcake have the perfect look for Halloween, but it tastes good! The dyed-green vanilla cake is fluffy and moist. Our favorite part was the jam filling, though! It was sweet but not too sweet and had a nice, complex flavor and a bit of tartness. The filling was wasn’t runny, either.
While it’s not as frightful as its bewitching Minnie counterpart, the Apple Cupcake from Contempo Cafe in Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a great choice if you want an autumnal treat that’s a just little more neutral-hued. 😉
This seasonal sweetie is an apple cupcake filled with apples and cinnamon buttercream icing and topped with apple pie filling. The first thing we noticed was how heavenly it smells! Just like fresh-baked apple pie.
The apple topping was our favorite part: it tasted just like apple pie filling, but the little bits of apple were still nice and crisp. That texture went really well with the soft, fluffy cake! The filling inside of the cupcake was similar, but it had fewer apple bits.
We were excited about the cinnamon buttercream frosting, but this version seemed to be missing a little something. The cinnamon and vanilla flavors didn’t really come through. If you’re an apple pie fan or you were hoping for more apple flavor and less frosting from the Not-so-Poison Apple Cupcake, try this!
Have you tried either of these seasonal cupcakes? Let us know what you thought in the comments!