Photo Tour: Art of Animation Resort Desserts

With the opening of Disney World’s newest resort — Art of Animation — we have all new delicious food to sample. The Landscape of Flavors food court offers some unique desserts that you can’t find anywhere else in Disney World! Let’s take a peek…

First up, I love these one-of-a-kind Rice Krispie Treats that feature the characters you’ll find decorating the Art of Animation resort buildings!

Krispie Treats

Landscape of Flavors offers a variety of gelato flavors for your cold sweet tooth! I love the fun designs the cast members have made on the top! (See any hidden characters?)

Gelato

Pistachio Gelato, when they’ve got it, is a [Read more…]

Review: New! “Macaroon” Cupcake at Art of Animation Resort Food Court

There’s a new cupcake being offered at the newly-opened Art of Animation resort! Thanks to our Disney Food for Families columnist, Erin Foster, we have all the delicious details.

These cupcakes in the new Art of Animation Resort Food court are gorgeous, and a variety of colors are available.

Cupcake Display

While it’s called a “macaroon cupcake,” the cookies resemble half of what’s being called in bakeries these days a macaron (see the difference between macaroons and macarons here). But how do they taste?

Erin tells us:
They have a classic “macaron-y” almond taste, but the texture is slightly off. Because the cookies are sitting on a big pile of icing, they can get damp. When I tried to pull a cookie off, just a shell-like layer came away at first. Not that this stopped me from eating it. It still had good flavor.

Cupcake Close Up

The cupcake itself was quite good, too. It was just regular yellow cake, but moister than [Read more…]