Walt Disney World offers some of the most stunning and yummy cupcakes on the planet. Treats seem to taste better when you're at the most magical place on Earth. As the seasons change, so do the offerings throughout the resort, but you can rest assured that there will be delicious and inventive cupcakes available no matter when you visit. Here are the 5 best specialty cupcakes you can find right now at Walt Disney World.
Mermaid Cupcake in Magic Kingdom
Swim over to the Main Street Bakery in the Magic Kingdom for this fin-tastic treat! This gorgeous dessert is made with a vanilla cupcake that's full of sprinkles of underwater colors. It's topped with a seafoam green buttercream frosting, chocolate pearls, crystal sprinkles and of course, the mermaid tail cookie on top. You'll want this sparkly treat to be a part of your world before they all swim away, because it is only available for a limited time!
Unicorn Ears Cupcake from BoardWalk Bakery
With glittering Mickey ears and a unicorn horn, this may be the most adorable cupcake in all of Walt Disney World! You can find this charming treat at the Bakery on Disney's BoardWalk. The unicorn horn and ears are made of white chocolate, the frosting is a beautiful swirl of pastel colors, but the best part may be the scrumptious wild berry lemonade mousse filling inside. One bite and you'll believe in unicorns.
Iridescent Cupcake at Contemporary Resort
Contempo Café located inside of Disney's Contemporary Resort is offering the specialty Iridescent Cupcake. Topped with a pearlescent Minnie Mouse hat that is sporting a shiny blue bow – all made of rich milk chocolate – this cupcake also features strawberry filling and vanilla buttercream icing. Plus, it's sprinkled with shiny crispy pears for a splash of color. If you're at the Magic Kingdom, remember, you're just a quick monorail ride away from this cute snack!
20th Anniversary Cupcake at Animal Kingdom
Disney's Animal Kingdom is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and you can grab a special cupcake to join in the festivities! Available at Creature Comforts, this impressive confection is a vanilla cupcake topped with the Tree of Life sculpted out of buttercream frosting. There is also an edible white chocolate anniversary logo on top. If you're a fan of frosting, you are going to love this one, because the Tree of Life is not only big in real life, but it's also pretty big on this cupcake!
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake from Epcot
Peanut butter and jelly lovers rejoice! This cupcake from Sunshine Seasons looks like a flowerpot, and is even topped with real (edible) flowers that are grown inside of Epcot's The Land pavilion. It's made of a fluffy vanilla cake that is filled with peanut butter and grape jelly. This Instagram-able masterpiece is frosted with orange icing to make it look like a mini flowerpot. Then it's topped with thin strands of green piped icing that look like grass and covered in real flowers to finish the effect. It's almost too pretty to eat – well, almost!