Why is the Dole Whip so fascinating and why are we obsessed with it?
Walt Disney World magic can be found all over the resort, but one must have treat that encompasses all that enchantment is the pineapple Dole While. There was a time when obtaining this legendary snack was hard to come by, but since the demand has skyrocketed over the past few years, you can now find it in multiple locations if you know where to look.
The Dole Whip is the most popular Walt Disney World snack among Disney enthusiasts. Even beating out the famous Mickey Mouse ice-cream ears.
The cult following behind the Dole Whip is the real deal!
In this article I will answer the following questions:
- What is a Dole Whip at Disney World?
- Where can I get a Dole Whip in Walt Disney World?
- Is Disney Dole Whip dairy free?
- Is a Dole Whip a snack credit?
- What are the ingredients in a Dole Whip?
- Can I get Dole Whip with rum?
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What is a Dole Whip at Disney World?
The most popular Dole Whip at Disney is the pineapple-flavored soft-serve frozen dessert made from puree and reconstituted with water. It is then frozen and served to Disney guests.
Disney currently offers three different Dole Whip flavors:
- Orange (Citrus)
Where can you get a Dole Whip in Walt Disney World?
Here’s a quick list of places you can visit and try this tasty treat at the Walt Disney World resort.
1 – Aloha Isle – Located in Adventureland in Magic Kingdom Theme Park
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The Aloha Isle location offers pineapple Dole Whip and vanilla Dole Whip, plus you can get it swirled. You can find the Aloha Isle spot in Adventureland next to the Enchanted Tiki Room and by the Magic Carpets of Aladdin.
A Dole Whip Pineapple Upside Down Cake is also available if you want to step up your Dole Whip game!
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Swirl or Float? 🍦🍍🍦I used to be all about that swirl until I tried this one. It’s swirl on TOP of Pineapple upside down cake. The combination is awesome. Seriously so good. It’s now my new fav. You can find this one at Adventureland and use mobile order to save you time in line.
Hipster Power Tip: Aloha Isle is also one of the location where Mobile Ordering is offered. A option for you to avoid waiting in line.
2 – Everything POP Shopping & Dining – Disney’s Pop Century Resort
3 – Grandstand Spirits- Location: The All-Star Sports Resort, Walt Disney World
You can find your own piece of heaven at the bar area of the pool in Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort.
4 – Marketplace Snacks – Disney Springs
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Marketplace Snacks is located directly across from the Marketplace Co-Op within Disney Springs. This is a perfect option for you if you’re not visiting the actual parks.
5 – Pineapple Lanai – Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
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If you’re visiting the Polynesian Village Resort the you have to grab a Dole Whip and a great lounge chair to relax. The Pineapple Lanai is located on the ground floor of the Polynesian Resort’s main building.
The offerings for the Dole Whip Soft serve are pineapple, vanilla or swirl.
6 – Pineapple Promenade – Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
During the annual Epcot Flower & Garden Festival you can grab you pineapple soft serve fix at the Pineapple Promenade.
7 – Tamu Tamu – Animal Kingdom Theme Park
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Honorable Mention: Pineapple Paradise Landscape of Flavors – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. Pineapple Paradise is described on the menu as “delicious pineapple freeze.” There are mixed reviews as to whether it tastes like an actual Dole Whip.
8 – Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto – Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Yummiest Disney Drink ever – Spikey Pineapple from Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace! Pineapple Dole Whip blended with barbancourt pango rum, which is a dark rum made from cane sugar and blended with mango, pineapple and spices. These go down quick! #disneycolorschallengejuly18 #disneydrinks #tradersams #polynesian #adultsdodisney #adultbeverage #rum #dolewhip
Both Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and the adjacent Tiki Terrace offer a refreshing cocktail called the Spikey Pineapple. It’s the perfect blend of pineapple soft serve and Barbancourt Pango Rhum.
9 – Sunshine Tree Terrace– Located in Adventureland in Magic Kingdom Theme Park
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The Sunshine Tree Terrace location offers orange (citrus) Dole Whip and vanilla flavored soft served with the option to get them swirled.
Is Disney Dole Whip dairy free?
Yes and no.
- Pineapple Dole Whip is dairy free; however, in certain locations throughout the park, cross contamination may occur with the soft serves that have dairy products in them.
- Vanilla Soft Serve contains dairy (casein) and soy.
Is Dole Whip a snack credit?
You can currently obtain a Dole Whip using a snack credit (1). In my opinion, this is a must have treat on your Disney vacation.
So go ahead and use that snack credit!
What are the ingredients in a Dole Whip?
Ever wanted to know what was in the famous Pineapple Dole Whip? Below are the ingredients you can find in this Disney classic treat.
Sugar, Dextrose, Stabilizers (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Locust Bean Gum, Guar Gum, Karaya Gum, Pectin), Coconut Oil, Contains 2% Or Less Of Each Of The Following: Maltodextrin, Citric Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavor (contains Pineapple Juice Powder), Modified Food Starch, Malic Acid, Beta Carotene (Color), Mono & & Diglycerides, Silicon Dioxide (Anticaking).
Can I get a Dole Whip with rum?
Yes, you can!
Listed below are the current places offering Dole Whip with a touch of adult libations to complete your Disney paradise.
- Pineapple Promenade – Location: Epcot, Walt Disney World during the Flower and Garden Festival
- Tamu Tamu Refreshments – Location: The Africa section of Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World
- Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto – Location: The Polynesian Village Resort, Walt Disney World
- Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace- Location: The Polynesian Village Resort, Walt Disney World.
What’s your favorite type of Dole Whip treat at Walt Disney World?
Did I miss a Dole Whip location? If so, leave a comment in the box below to let us know where we find more Dole Whips in this scavenger hunt!
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