Dining in Disneyland Review: Lavender Vanilla Bean Easter Cupcake

Strolling through Disney California Adventure, I decided to take a peek inside Trolley Treats to see if they had anything new I needed to try. Sure enough, as I walked past the refrigerated goodie counter, I noticed a Specialty Easter cupcake.

We told you about the Easter Cupcake in Disney World a bit earlier, but this one is a little different!

Easter Specialty Cupcake

I had my two year old niece with me, so of course I purchased one up quick and took it outside for us to share.

At first glance while ordering I saw “white” cake beneath the wrapper, so I assumed that this was just a vanilla cupcake adorably decorated for Easter. Wrong. Always ask for a flavor when you see the words “Specialty Cupcake.” 2 year olds do not like Lavender Vanilla Bean cupcakes… I mean they like the look of them, but the taste not so much.

Lavender Vanilla Easter Cupcake

Absolutely gorgeous with intricate details, I had a very hard time figuring out how to share this cupcake with a two year old.

Imagine the torture of sitting there while Auntie has to take 15 photographs before digging in.

"NO Touching, not yet Auntie needs to take pictures first!"

So after my little photo shoot, I took off the wrapper and noticed all these little “specks” in the cake. Immediately I thought “what in the world is this situation?”

The “official” description (which I got later) was [Read more…]

Review: Lemon Meringue Cupcake and MORE at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

We’re always looking forward to the newest cupcake creations in Disney World. And even though we JUST shared a new favorite Disney cupcake with you last week, I couldn’t wait to tell you about these, too!

As you know, counter-service locations like ABC Commissary, Starring Rolls, Pizza Planet, and other Disney’s Hollywood Studios restaurants, often feature specialty cupcakes. Here are a few to add to your Disney Snack list on your next trip!

Lemon Meringue Cupcake

Thanks to twitter friend Kat Rembacki and DFB reader Jessica Plassio for sending us news of this sweet temptation!

This is the perfect confection for those who (like me) love a little sour with their sweet. In this newly debuted Lemon Meringue Cupcake, you’ll find yellow cake and a frothy toasted marshmallow frosting.

Gorgeous cupcake!

The pretty colored chocolate shavings are a nice Springtime touch! But there’s more…!!

And we’re happy to report that the “surprise inside” [Read more…]