3 Disney Recipes to Try This Summer

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Now that summer is here and the heat is cranked up, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Disney at home. Even if you aren’t visiting the Parks this summer, there’s no reason why you can’t bring the Parks to you! On a hot summer day, there are certain foods that help cool down the day. A sweet treat, a refreshing salad, or a cold dessert is always a great go-to!

Thankfully, Disney often releases recipes for some of our favorite dishes. Now you can enjoy summer at home with some of these Disney recipes. Gear up for your next bbq with these tasty treats.

EPCOT’s Watermelon Salad

At EPCOT’s International Flower & Garden Festival, Guests can try new snacks and treats in each Pavillion. This specific salad was part of an initiative to help kids venture out of their comfort zone with food. EPCOT’s watermelon salad lets kids have something delicious, nutritious and add it to their list of favorite foods. You can get the full recipe on D23!

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Holiday Dinner Hot Dog

Although this holiday dog was released for the Christmas holiday, nothing says summer more than a hotdog! With that, why not get creative and try something new rather than just the typical ketchup and mustard? This holiday dog brings in new flavors of both sweet and savory married together. Check out Casey’s Corner recipe here.

Casey's Corner hotdog

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Dole Whip

Disney’s infamous Dole Whip is one of those treats you want whenever you go to a Park. But what’s more exciting than Dole Whip at home during those hot summer months? Disney has a copycat version. Guests can make it at home to enjoy a little bit of Disney in their own backyard. Inside the Magic reports the simple three ingredients needed to enjoy. All you need is vanilla ice cream, pineapple juice, and fresh pineapple to create this delicious treat from the comfort of your own home!

DOLE Whip Floats at the Magic Kingdom

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With recipe are you adding to your next summer cookout?

About Sarahfina LoFaso

Sarahfina is an author, and adjunct professor with a passion for writing and of course, all things Disney! Cinderella is her favorite princess and movie, both the animated and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1997 version. In close second place is Hercules, tied with Saving Mr. Banks. Sarahfina enjoys writing about the history of Walt Disney and all the parks, along with food, dining, and resorts. Her favorite ride is the Tower of Terror, and her favorite restaurant right now is the San Angel Inn, in EPCOT. Most importantly, her must-have snack every Disney trip is the controversial turkey leg, because it reminds her of her family trips as a kid with her grandparents.