This week in A Taste of Disney: Dole Whip vs. Citrus Swirl. Which frozen treat is your favorite? Personally, after a recent trip to Magic Kingdom® Park, I have fallen for the beloved Citrus Swirl. I like the combination of a sour orange juice flavor with the sweet vanilla soft serve. Of course, the Dole Whip is also delicious if you enjoy the refreshing, tropical pineapple flavor.
So where can you get one of the beauties?
1) Sunshine Tree Terrace – this place is open seasonally and can be found in Adventureland® at Magic Kingdom® Park, right next to the connecting walkway to Frontierland. It seems that they have only been serving Citrus Swirls here. You’ll have to go elsewhere for that Dole Whip.
2) Aloha Isle– this counter service spot can be found just as you enter Adventureland® from the main bridge. Luckily, they serve up all kinds of tasty treats, including both the Dole Whip and Citrus Swirl!
3) Captain Cook’s Snack Company– last but not least, this quick service location is in Disney’s Polynesian Resort. They have a self-serve Dole Whip machine built into the wall, so you can get as little or as much as you’d like!
Of course, this week’s recipes are for the Citrus Swirl and the Dole Whip! Recipes courtesy of http://www.magicalrecipes.net/
1 12oz can frozen orange juice 1/3 cup sugar 1 and 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
Stir frozen orange juice into whipped cream until slightly blended, in large bowl. Stir in sugar. Return to freezer until completely frozen, about 1 hour to 2 hours Scoop into cup or cone Put on some steel drum music Pretend you are in Advetureland® and enjoy!
2 20 ounce cans Dole® crushed pineapple with juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/3 cup sugar 1 and 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
Drain pineapple; reserve 2 tablespoons juice. Set aside. Place pineapple, lemon juice, lime juice, sugar and reserved pineapple juice in blender or food processor container; cover and blend until smooth. Pour into two 1-quart freezer zipped bags and store bags flat in freezer. Freeze 1-1/2 hours or until slushy. Stir pineapple slush gently into whipped cream until slightly blended, in large bowl. Return to freezer until completely frozen, about 1 hour.
Do you have a favorite? When do you like to enjoy your Citrus Swirl or Dole Whip when you are visiting the parks?
Kristin Casagrand is a student currently studying physical therapy at Bellarmine University. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Kristin has taken many a family vacations as a child driving 24 hrs, cramped in the back of the car and fighting with her sister to get to Disney (definitely worth it though). She looks forward to sharing “A taste of Disney” with everyone each week.