Can’t Miss Cupcakes in Walt Disney World

Salted Caramel Cupcake

There are literally hundreds of thousands of delicious things to eat across the Walt Disney World Resort, but a treat that nearly everyone can agree on is cupcakes. Perfectly moist cake bottoms, deliciously smooth frosting, and an endless possibility of ingredients and flavor combinations, cupcakes are the ultimate sweet treat to enjoy. The Walt Disney World Resort is home to plenty of wonderful cupcake options (RIP Butterfinger Cupcake), but there are some that are just so over the top good that they have to be enjoyed on each visit. Here are the can’t miss cupcakes to dig into at the Walt Disney World Resort!

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Red Velvet Cupcake

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Red Velvet Cupcake – Sprinkles

The ultimate location to visit when looking for delicious cupcakes at the Walt Disney World Resort is Sprinkles in the Town Center area of Disney Springs. This vibrant and cheerful bakery is beloved for its flavorful cupcake creations with options like Triple Cinnamon, Dark Chocolate, Strawberry, Black and White, and Carrot, but the most indulgent and delicious of all is the Red Velvet which features a moist and bright cake topped with a generous heap of smooth and creamy frosting.

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50th Celebration Cupcake

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50th Celebration Cupcake – Multiple Locations

To help celebrate the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th Anniversary, a whole array of specialty food items were released, including a delicious cupcake that can be found at multiple locations throughout the property. The 50th Celebration Cupcake features a lemon cake filled with lemon chiffon and topped with vanilla frosting, blue and purple celebration sprinkles, and a chocolate 50th Anniversary medallion.

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Salted Caramel Cupcake


Salted Caramel Cupcake – Karamell-Kuche

Karamell-Kuche is a charming bakery found in the Germany Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase, where Guests can choose from a variety of indulgent snacks featuring Werther’s Caramel. In addition to the fresh Caramel Corn and Caramel Squares, Guests also have to try the Salted Caramel Cupcake, which features a dark chocolate cake topped with a caramel buttercream frosting and decadent caramel drizzle for extra sweetness.

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Monorail Cookies 'n Crem Cupcake


Monorail Cookies ‘n Cream Cupcake – Contempo Café

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is home to popular eateries like Steakhouse 71 and California Grill, as well as Contempo Café, a quick-service location in the Grand Canyon Concourse where Guests can enjoy contemporary American cuisine with beautiful views of the monorail whizzing by. With such a great view of the monorail, it’s fitting that the location also serves up the Monorail Cookies ‘n Cream Cupcake, which features a delicious chocolate cupcake topped with cookies and cream frosting complete with a chocolate monorail gliding out of the side!

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50th Anniversary German Chocolate Cupcake

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50th Anniversary German Chocolate Cupcake

Contempo Café at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is also currently serving a delicious specialty Disney cupcake to help celebration the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th Anniversary. The 50th Anniversary German Chocolate Cupcake features a chocolate cupcake filled with German chocolate and topped with buttercream, chocolate decoration with the logo of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and a white chocolate decorative curl.

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Moana Cupcake


Moana Cupcake – Capt. Cook’s

Across Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is Capt. Cook’s — a quick-service location that is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that serves up unique meals inspired by the flavors and ingredients of the South Seas. Capt. Cook’s also features some delicious bakery items throughout each day including the Moana Cupcake which is a vanilla cupcake with a toasted coconut mousse filling topped with buttercream, coconut flakes, a white chocolate Moana, and a fresh orchid.

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Campfire Cupcake


Campfire Cupcake – Roaring Fork

Another delicious cupcake with unique decoration can be found at Roaring Fork, the main quick service location for Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, which is open throughout each day. To continue the rustic and outdoorsy theme of the Disney Resort, Roaring Fork serves up the Campfire Cupcake, a chocolate cupcake that is beautifully decorated with chocolate buttercream and frosting designed to look like a burning campfire, rocks, and marshmallows ready for toasting.

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S'mores Cupcake

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S’more Cupcake – Rosie’s All-American Café

No flavor combination is as delicious as chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers, and there is a reason that s’mores are a favorite treat of so many Guests. There are several places to enjoy s’mores treats, including the quick service Rosie’s All-American Café in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guests who stop by the location on Sunset Boulevard can order the S’more Cupcake which tops a fudge-filled chocolate cupcake with graham cracker buttercream, toasted marshmallows, and a mini chocolate bar for an unforgettable bite.

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Simba Cupcake

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Simba Cupcake – Harambe Market

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is home to plenty of delicious quick-service locations that offer up immersive environments and completely unique menus filled with delicious options. The Harambe Market in the Africa area of the Disney Park is incredibly themed to feel like an outdoor marketplace across the world and Guests can enjoy hearty and filling options as well as some specialty dessert items for lunch and dinner each day. The Simba Cupcake is almost too cute to eat, with a yellow cake filled with white chocolate mousse topped with yellow and orange buttercream and an edible chocolate coin with Simba’s face.

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Multiple Options – Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC

The final location to head to in the Walt Disney World Resort that serves up some delicious cupcakes is perfect for Guests with any dietary restrictions. Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC can be found in The Landing area of Disney Springs and feature a menu of creations that are kosher, vegan, and gluten-free. The location serves up several different cupcake options, all of which are amazing snacks, and Guests can choose from Brownie, Vanilla, Lemon, Blondie, Toastie, and seasonal specialties.

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About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane has been visiting Walt Disney World since she was a child and has developed a deep love and appreciation of the Disney Parks with a particular interest in the small details and history that can be found all around. Visiting every chance she gets, Caitlin loves to enjoy the ambiance of the Disney Parks and try something new every time. She can often be found eating and drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, riding the Haunted Mansion, sipping on a Lapu Lapu, pretending Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was still in existence, and enjoying seeing the magic through the eyes of her children. When not in WDW, Caitlin can be found at home in New York dreaming of a ride on Living with the Land and counting down the days until her next trip.