‘The Lion King’ Inspired Treats Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Lion King and Disney’s Animal Kingdom has several treats that celebrate this iconic film!

First we’ll start off with one that’s already available but it’s so cute!

Simba Cupcake – (Available at Pizzafari) Yellow/Vanilla cupcake that’s filled with white chocolate mousse and topped with buttercream. A mane made of icing and an edible piece featuring Simba.

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All these new treats will begin on May 24th and will run through the summer season at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

Let’s check them out!

Treats at Tamu Tamu

Simba’s Ice Cream Sandwich– “Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip cookies and decorated with chocolate tail and an image of Simba.”

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Simba’s Sunset Dole Whip –Pineapple Dole Whip topped with “red syrup” (made from watermelon and coconut.)

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King’s Cooler – Pineapple Dole Whip with rum topped with “red syrup” (made from watermelon and coconut.)

Asante Slush – (Available at the Shave Ice Cart Near Harambe Market) This treat is shaved ice topped with watermelon and passion fruit-mango syrup.

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Serengeti Sangria – (Available at Dawa Bar, Harambe Market, and Boneyard Bar)-Red sangria

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Bugs ‘n Grub Waffle Cone – (Available at Anandapur Bus and Trilo-Bites)

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This treat is so cute! It’s chocolate soft-serve ice cream in a green waffle cone topped with cookies and cream “dirt” crumbles, gummy worms, and a chocolate beetle.

Yellow vanilla cupcake filled with white chocolate mousse and topped with buttercream, an edible piece featuring Simba, and a fierce mane of orange and yellow icing

The Lion King Latte Art – (Available at Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co).

Special latte art featuring Simba

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Lion’s Latte – (Available at Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co.)

Hot or iced latte with white chocolate and coconut and featuring Joffrey’s “Flavors of Africa” artisan roast coffee from Kenya

The Lion King Sipper Cup and Popcorn Bucket – (Available Later this Summer at various Outdoor Vending Locations throughout the Park-while supplies last.)

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I really like that popcorn bucket. I don’t usually buy them because I don’t use them later and taking things on the plane can be bulky, but I really like this one!

Special “The Lion King”-themed Merchandise – (Available at Mombasa Marketplace, Discovery Trading Company, and Island Mercantile) Check out all the new apparel and merchandise celebrating The Lion King, showing up at the Animal Kingdom shops!

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Some of these treats look AMAZING! I especially love the Dole Whips and the Simba Ice Cream Sandwich!

Which ones do you want to try? Comment and let us know!

Source: Disney Parks Blog


Kambrea Pratt
Disney has been a big part of my life for years--from family trips to WDW to growing up on Disney classics, TV, and movies. Prior to Pirates and Princesses I successfully ran social media and websites since 2010. I've also been a public speaker and presenter since 2007. I'm the co-host for the YouTube channel Clownfish TV as well as the podcast/ Youtube Pirates and Princesses (PNP) channel. Former contributor, online personality and acting social media manager at The Kingdom Insider (which we built from the ground up and ran from 1997-2019 --Thom didn't quit FYI) Pirates and Princesses was started by my husband and I several years ago. We loved Disney and wanted to honestly cover all aspects from pop-culture to the parks from a consumer focused stance. Living OUR happily ever after getting to do what we love with our two kids! Creating fun content and building new things. Certified art teacher, and mom. Opinions are all mine.


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