There is nothing better than indulging in delicious snacks while on a vacation, and nothing is as decadent as chocolate. Walt Disney World’s hundreds of dining locations serve up a vast array of dessert treats, many of which include chocolate as an ingredient. While you can’t go wrong with any dessert on property, some chocolate concoctions are simply so unforgettable that guests have to make time to enjoy them on any trip. Here are the best chocolate treats to be found in Walt Disney World! Happy eating!
1. Fudge Mud Slide – Beaches & Cream Soda Shop
One of the best restaurants in Walt Disney World to visit when looking for decadent desserts is Beaches & Cream Soda Shop at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Themed to feel like a vintage soda fountain on the Atlantic boardwalk, the restaurant serves up diner classics in addition to over the top sundaes that are total crowd pleasers. Chocolate lovers are sure to be fans of the Fudge Mud Slide, a sundae that combines a fresh brownie with hot fudge, three scoops of vanilla ice cream, Oreos, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and a cherry. The Fudge Mud Slide is definitely large enough to share, but guests won’t want to!
2. Brooklyn Blackout – Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew
A relatively new dining location in Disney Springs is Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew, a quick service location that serves up over the top creations that guests can’t get enough of. In addition to donuts with unique ingredients like Fruit Loops, bacon, and peanut butter cups, there is one offering that features several layers of chocolate flavors that is a must try. The Brooklyn Blackout donut starts with a chocolate glazed donut that is topped with chocolate icing, mini chocolate chips, chocolate buttercream, and chocolate cookie wafers making it a total chocolate indulgence!
3. House-Made S’mores – The Ganachery
Also found in Disney Springs is The Ganachery, a chocolate lovers dream that is home to all things chocolate. In addition to delicious chocolate delights for purchase to take home, The Ganachery also serves up a made-to-order treat that is prepared on stage in front of guests. The House-Made S’mores start with soft graham crackers that are smeared with delicious chocolate. Guests then get to watch a Cast Member torch a massive marshmallow to perfection before assembling the entire treat with a special layer of salted caramel ganache. The perfect final touch is a dusting of powdered sugar on top in the shape of Mickey which won’t last long once guests dig into this messy and amazing chocolate delight!
4. Kungaloosh! – Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen
Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom is home to a full service restaurant that furthers the story from the nearby Jungle Cruise. The Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen is staffed by skippers from the nearby attraction and serves up a unique menu of flavors and cuisine from several continents. Chocolate fans who also remember the Adventurer’s Club from Pleasure Island should absolutely order the Kungaloosh! This popular dessert features an African-inspired chocolate cake that is topped with a scoop of cashew-caramel ice cream and caramelized bananas and topped with coffee dust. The Kungaloosh! is the perfect combination of rich flavors and refreshing ice cream, making it a definite must try at the Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen.
5. Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie – Gideon’s Bakehouse
Chocolate cookie lovers definitely have to make time to visit Disney Springs and stop in at Gideon’s Bakehouse for truly indulgent and unique offerings. The location features small-batch creations that weigh in at nearly half a pound each and combine unique and classic flavors that guests can’t get enough of. Gideon’s Bakehouse is so popular that it often has a lengthy wait, sometimes even a virtual wait, however is it totally worth it for the Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie. Technically combining five types of chocolate, the treat features Callebaut and Ghiradelli chocolates as well as chocolate ganache that is added right into the dough to make it creamy, rich, and incredible.
6. Frozen Hot Chocolate – Ghiradelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
Every chocolate lover is a fan of hot chocolate, however the drink rarely lends itself to being enjoyable on hot and humid days in Walt Disney World. Thankfully, Ghiradelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop in Disney Springs serves up the favorite beverage in a refreshing and frozen variation that guests can enjoy year round. The Frozen Hot Chocolate features the Ghiradelli Hot Cocoa Mix blended up with ice and milk then topped with rich whipped cream and Ghiradelli Mini Dark Chocolate Chips making it the perfect refreshing snack on a hot day.
7. Rocky Road to Raglan – Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant
Also found in Disney Springs is Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant, a full service dining location that combines traditional pub offerings with live entertainment that is very popular with guests. Guests can enjoy a variety of Irish step dancers and live bands while digging into a wide variety of menu items that highlight the flavors and traditions of Ireland with humorous names. The perfect ending to any meal at the restaurant is the Rocky Road to Raglan, a delicious dessert that begins with a double chocolate and smoked almond brownie. The treat is then topped with chocolate ice cream, a house made marshmallow, toffee crunch, chocolate soil, and a raspberry puree which combine to perfectly complement each other.
8. Campfire Cupcake – Roaring Fork
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is home to several popular eateries including the quick service Roaring Fork which serves up hearty and fresh option for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests are sure to enjoy the rustic dining area including an outdoor patio that overlooks the grounds of the Disney Resort. In addition to great menu offerings, chocolate lovers need to save room to try the Campfire Cupcake which is the perfect combination of cute decorations and delicious ingredients. The rich chocolate cupcake is topped with buttercream icing and decorated with chocolate rocks and marshmallow that is positioned to look like a campfire roasting away. This picture perfect dessert is a must try for all chocolate lovers!
9. Decadent Flourless Chocolate Mocha Cake – The Hollywood Brown Derby
Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrates the spirit of Hollywood in all corners of the park including a popular full service restaurant. The Hollywood Brown Derby features contemporary American cuisine served in an upscale setting with unique caricatures of celebrities and beautiful deco-inspired décor. After enjoying popular options including the classic Cobb Salad, guests should absolutely try the Decadent Flourless Chocolate Mocha Cake. This wonderful dessert is rich and moist with subtle hints of mocha and pairs perfectly with a raspberry and amaretto crumble making it the perfect dessert for chocolate lovers to enjoy at The Hollywood Brown Derby.