While some people head to Disneyland to celebrate Disney100, others are bringing those magical moments home today. As a longtime Disney partner, Dole has created several dishes inspired by popular characters, stories and flavors. Many home cooks are rediscovering these classic Disney recipes.
The connection between Dole Food Company and Disney goes back decades. As the original sponsor of “Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room,” that partnership has blossomed over the years. While the classic Dole Whip a Disney parks favorite treat, the collaboration is more than just that frozen dessert. From special themed recipes for different movies to highlighting iconic characters, young and old enjoyed a taste of those magical moments.
More importantly, those dishes offered a bite of healthy food. Often packed with fruits and vegetables, it proved that smart food choices can be fun and attractive as well as being delicious.
Which classic Disney recipes are the most popular?
As part of the Disney100 celebration, Dole released the 20 best classic Disney recipes that resonated with home cooks. While each dish is rich in produce, it’s more than just a boring bowl of fruits and veggies. From the themes to the look to the taste, these recipes always get rave reviews.
While you might expect the top spot, the most popular classic Disney recipe is the DIY Dole Whip. While the version eaten in the shadow of Cinderella’s castle might taste a little more refreshing, this is DIY recipe curbs a craving for that delicious frozen dessert.
Looking at the other top 20 Disney recipes, the dishes vary greatly. Of the Steamer Wille Green Apple Waldorf Salad to Shrimp and Pineapple Thingamabobs to even the Te Fiti Fudgy Coco Cake Pops, the variety ensures home cooks always have a recipe at their fingertips. Whether paired with that favorite movie or just a fun way to get everyone involved around the table, it shows how food can create that connection.
For Disney100, it’s time to revisit some of those classic Disney recipes. Thirsty for Tatooine blue milk yet?