The new version of the popular frozen treat will be available at Disney Springs all summer long

By Madison Roberts
May 26, 2021 04:31 PM
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If you're looking for the perfect summertime treat, a trip to Walt Disney World might be in order.

On Wednesday, Disney announced in a TikTok that a new menu item — Dole Whip Watermelon in a Wedge — would be available at Marketplace Snacks in Disney Springs, the resort's main shopping and dining hub. The limited-edition treat features watermelon-flavored Dole Whip in a slice of fresh watermelon, topped with chocolate chips.

The company also announced that a fan favorite Dole Whip item would again be available this summer: the Dole Whip Watermelon Parfait with Key Lime Custard.

Both summer menu items will be available through September 6.

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In 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic while their parks were closed, Disney kept the magic alive by providing an at-home recipe for their classic Pineapple Dole Whip, which has been a standout menu item at multiple restaurants at Walt Disney World since it first launched at Aloha Isle in Magic Kingdom.

To make one serving of the at-home version, blend together 1 scoop of ice cream , 4 oz. pineapple juice, and 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks in a blender until smooth. (Of course, the actual stuff is dairy free, so it's not exactly a perfect replica.)

Now, the parks have reopened and Disney has eased restrictions on travelers, including no longer requiring masks while travelers are outdoors, vaccinated or otherwise.