Remember when it was a SUPER HUGE BIG DEAL that Starbucks was coming to the Disney Parks?
These days, we’re all pretty accustomed to seeing the familiar green mermaid in both Disneyland and Disney World at locations like Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe and Market House on the west coast, and Epcot’s Fountain View and Animal Kingdom’s Creature Comforts out east, among others. But in 2013 Starbucks made its Disney World debut at arguably one of the most controversial locations (as an already-beloved snack stop): Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Bakery.
Clearly the biggest change was the focus of fare: COFFEE became the star attraction at Main Street Bakery, with guests now able to grab their Starbucks favorites from home right in the park. But it remained the Main Street BAKERY (at least in name), with the promise that the in-park Starbucks would continue to serve some Disney-exclusive snacks alongside Starbucks treats. So we were curious to find out what would become of some of our Main Street Bakery favorites, like the old Peanut Butter Cupcake.
Well, you can find this cupcake once again at Main Street Bakery… sort of. And I happened upon it during my last trip.
Now, before we dig in, let’s take a peek at the previous version, which I last enjoyed in 2012 before the Main Street Bakery transformed into Starbucks. [Read more…]