Dole Whip Recipe

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When it comes to summer foods, you can’t beat a good ice cream cone or a cool slice of pineapple or watermelon. However, for some people, summer is all about Dole Whip! 

So whether it’s a hot day or you’re planning on watching a summer blockbuster, there’s nothing better than a cool, refreshing Dole Whip. 

 

Disney Dole Whip 

Dole Whips are still the best-kept secret in the frozen dessert world. Making them even more special when you find them at Disney Parks like Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom.

But what exactly is this tasty treat? And how do they make this fabulous concoction?

Get ready to be delighted because if you can’t get to this ice-cold treat at Disney, you can now make Disney Dole Whip at home!

 

 

Pineapple Dole Whip

 

What is Dole Whip?

Dole Whip is one of the best summer treats. But what exactly is it? 

Well, it’s a delicious dessert with the same creamy texture as ice cream prepared with vanilla ice cream, frozen pineapple chunks, and pineapple juice. 

Dole Whip can be topped with different flavors such as strawberry, coconut, watermelon, and more! 

Since it contains little fat, it’s lighter in texture than ice cream. 

 

Disney World Pineapple Dole Whip Float

 

While you were vacationing at Disney, did you get the chance to taste the Dole Whip?

This delicious treat can be found at most Disney parks and is known as “Disney Dole Whip.” Though you can now easily prepare one at home!

Pineapple juice, fruit chunks, and ice cream are blended to form a soft serve. 

 

What flavors does Dole Whip come in?

Dole Whip comes in many flavors. There’s pineapple, watermelon and strawberry, and even a coconut rum adult variety!

Dole whip’s the perfect addition to any park, festival, or café menu. 

But if your taste buds fancy more than just one flavor, don’t worry! 

You can combine them to create your own perfect Dole Whip (sweet!)

 

How much is a Dole Whip at Disney World?

 

How much is a Dole Whip at Disney World?

Dole Whips currently range from $4.99 to $11, depending on the flavor and the kind.

The original Dole Whip pineapple cup is the starting price point. After that, prices increase by the Dole Whip complexity. i.e., it’s more for a Dole Whip float than for a regular soft-serve cup.

And, of course, the ultimate treat, Dole Whip nachos, is at the top of the price list right under the coconut rum Dole Whip float.

The good thing is that these items are on the menu, although the menu varies by Disney park. Also, the prices are set, so you don’t have to pay a custom amount for the extra additions to your Whip!

 

Disney Dole Whip Menu

 

Dole Whip Recipe

If you’ve ever been to Disneyland or Disney World, then I’m sure you’ve tried the delicious Disney Dole Whip. 

Now you can bring the magical world of Disney with you by preparing pineapple Dole Whip and watermelon Dole Whip at home!

These refreshing desserts will have you feeling like you’re on a Disney vacation without leaving the comfort of your own home. 

“When it comes to Disney, you can’t go wrong with the classics. One of those is Dole Whip.”Disney’s Delicious Dole Whip Recipe

 

Dole Whip Disney World

The pineapple Dole Whip is one of the most popular treats in all of Walt Disney World and Disneyland, and now it’s super easy to prepare at home!

With a simple recipe and step-by-step instructions from this post, you can make your own fresh Dole Whip right at your kitchen counter! 

 

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Where can you get a Dole Whip at Disney?

Not a copycat Disney Dole Whip – this is the official Disney recipe, baby – the real thing! 

Disney’s Dole Whip recipe was released on the Disney Parks apps that you can also use to find locations within Disney’s parks to get their iconic Dole Whips.

All it takes is three ingredients and 15 minutes for your very own homemade Dole Whip!

And yes – Dole Whip is sold at Disney Springs!

Along with boozy Dole Whip, Dole Whip watermelon parfait, Dole Whip nachos, and Dole Whip piña colada slushy float!

 

Is Dole Whip Sold At Disney Springs?

 

What is pineapple Dole Whip made of?

A pineapple Dole Whip is a frozen treat made of pineapple soft-serve.

This refreshing, fruity dessert tastes similar to sweet ice cream with just the right amount of pineapple juice for tartness to satisfy even the most discerning dessert lover. 

 

 

Kitchen equipment:

Instant Pot Ace blender  |  Mickey Mouse Instant Pot  (for the simple syrup)  |  Yonanas soft-serve machine  |  Amazon star tip & piping kit  |  Amazon small rubber spatula  |  Courtly Check ice cream scoop  |  MacKenzie-Childs similar kids party set  |

 

Dole Whip Ingredients

 

Pineapple Dole Whip recipe

Disney’s Dole Whip recipe only requires three ingredients!

Pineapple Dole Whip ingredients

  • 1 BIG scoop of vanilla ice cream (Like Disney, you can also use dairy-free vanilla ice cream) 
  • 2 cups of pineapple, cut into chunks & frozen
  • ½ cup of Dole pineapple juice

Pineapple Dole Whip Recipe

Instructions

  1. Add the pineapple juice first, and then the ice cream and frozen pineapple chunks to your blender. (I, of course, use and recommend the Instant Pot Ace blender).
  2. Blend until smooth. (I used the ‘smoothie’ setting on the Instant Pot blender.)
  3. Add the star tip coupler to the piping bag.
  4. Pour the blended ingredients into the piping bag and pipe a swirl of Dole Whip into an ice cream dish.
  5. Serve right away and enjoy!

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Watermelon Disney Dole Whip recipe 

Imagine taking your favorite summer fruit and pairing it with ice cream for an even more refreshing treat. Then it’s time to soothe your inner child with a delicious watermelon Dole Whip!

Watermelon Dole Whip ingredients

  • 1 big scoop of vanilla ice cream (Like Disney, you can also use dairy-free vanilla ice cream) 
  • 2 cups of seedless watermelon, cut into chunks & frozen
  • ¼ cup of watermelon simple syrup (recipe below)

Instructions

  1. Add the simple syrup first, and then the ice cream and frozen watermelon chunks to your blender. (I used the Instant Pot ACE blender).
  2. Blend until smooth. (I used the ‘smoothie’ setting on the Instant Pot blender.)
  3. Add the coupler and star tip to the piping bag.
  4. Pour the blended ingredients into the piping bag and pipe a swirl of Dole Whip into an ice cream dish.
  5. Serve right away and enjoy!

Pro tips

 

What does a watermelon Dole Whip taste like?

Is watermelon Dole Whip tasty? Well… just take one bite and find out for yourself! 

The taste of a watermelon Dole Whip is so good that it makes you want to book your next flight to Disney! 

 

Homemade Watermelon Simple Syrup

 

How to make watermelon simple syrup from scratch

Watermelon simple syrup ingredients

  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of seedless watermelon cut into chunks
  • ½ cup of fresh watermelon juice

 

How To Make Watermelon Simple Syrup Easy

 

Directions – watermelon simple syrup

  1. Add all of the ingredients in a pot and bring them to a boil. (I used my Instant Pot on the sauté setting to bring the ingredients to a boil.)
  2. Reduce to a simmer (if using an Instant Pot, turn it off) and whisk until the sugar melts.
  3. Remove the mixture from the heat.
  4. Let the mixture sit for about 10 minutes to cool.
  5. Use a strainer to strain out the watermelon pieces, and then pour the mixture into a jar with a lid.
  6. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

 

How To Make Watermelon Simple Syrup

 

What does Dole Whip taste like?

For those who haven’t tried it, Dole Whip is a sweet and delicious soft-serve ice cream. 

The Dole whip from Walt Disney World Resort brings you back to childhood with its soft-serve consistency and citrusy flavor that refreshes on even the hottest days! An unbeatable flavor combination that will leave you wanting more every time!

 

Is there milk in Dole Whip?

Many people ask if Dole Whips contain milk. 

The answer – No, it does not! 

This is a good thing to hear if you’re looking for dairy-free desserts. 

There are many different flavors of Dole Whip available at Disney, and none of them contain any dairy products. 

It’s ideal to use coconut milk or dairy-free vanilla ice cream if you’re trying to eliminate dairy products from your diet.

 

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What’s a Dole Whip float?

The Dole Whip soft serve is made with real fruit juice and no artificial colors or flavors. 

A Dole Whip float is an ice cream-based beverage that features a scoop of pineapple soft-serve topped with pineapple juice to make it an ice cream float. It’s the perfect refresher for hot summer days when you need to cool down! 

 

Disneyland Dole Whip

 

Can I make Dole Whips ahead of time?

It’s hard to beat the taste of fresh Dole Whip, but you can prep the fruit ahead of time and freeze it when it comes to planning for an event. 

 

What’s the difference between Dole Whip and ice cream?

Both Dole Whip and ice cream are popular treats, but they have some major differences. 

Dole Whip is made from pineapple juice (or watermelon) and sugar; it’s a soft-serve frozen dessert that tastes like pineapple. 

On the other hand, ice cream can be made with any fruit or flavor of choice and has a hard texture when served cold. Additionally, Dole Whip is typically only available in Hawaii, Disneyland, and Disney World. While ice cream can be found anywhere in the world!

 

What are two ways to serve Dole Whip?

Ready to whip up some homemade soft-serve for a hot summer day?

  1. The old-fashioned way – scoop out the soft-serve with a spoon or ice cream scoop.
  2. The Disney Dole Whip way – use a pastry bag to achieve the eye-catching, signature soft-serve swirl!

 

How To Make Pineapple Dole Whip Ingredients

 

What machine do you use to make the iconic Dole Whip soft swirl effect?

You can also use a fruit soft-serve machine, like the Yonanas soft-serve maker machine, to get the classic Dole Whip without the hassle of cleanup. 

Whichever way works for you is best! (Spoiler alert: Both ways are equally delicious!)

Do you use fresh pineapple, canned or frozen?

Why would you use canned pineapple for Dole Whip instead of fresh pineapples? 

When it comes to making a great-tasting dessert, like Dole Whips, texture plays an important role. 

The softer and creamier the Whip is, the better your frozen treat will taste. It doesn’t matter if your pineapples are fresh, canned, or frozen; the key is to blend them well with the ice cream.

 

Why Dole Whip? 

Because the taste is tropical and amazing – duh!

Dole Whip is a refreshing treat when eaten in small quantities or as an occasional indulgence. 

Some people also enjoy the nostalgia associated with this dessert because it reminds them of childhood summers and days at Disney.

Another plus side to eating this dessert is its convenience – you can easily prepare Dole Whip at home. 

Lastly, Dole Whips are a low-calorie dessert, so if consumed in moderation, there shouldn’t be too much guilt involved!

 

Can a blender be used to make this?

The keys to making a Dole Whip at home are a blender and patience. 

Although it might take longer than the traditional way, this method will give you a thick and creamy texture perfect for any hot day.

What do you need to make a Dole Whip?

All you need to make your own Dole Whip at home is fruit and fruit juice (pineapple or watermelon), ice cream and simple syrup.

 

Animal Kingdom Disney Dole Whip Menu

 

What’s the best Dole Whip flavor?

You decide! 

Try making these other famous Disney Dole Whip concoctions:

– Dole Whip pineapple float – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of pineapple juice

– Dole Whip watermelon parfait – Watermelon Dole Whip soft-serve on top of lime frozen yogurt, topped with chocolate chips

 

Dole Pineapple Whip Frozen Treat

 

– Dole Whip non-alcoholic piña colada slushy float – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of a non-alcoholic piña colada drink

 

Disney Dole Whip Nachos

 

– Dole Whip nachos – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve sitting on a bed of waffle cone chips (broken waffle cone), drizzled with strawberry syrup

– Simba Sunset Disney Dole Whip – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve mixed with strawberry syrup and coconut flavored syrup

 

Disney Dole Whip Recipe

 

– My custom Disney Dole Whip (my Disney secret menu drink 😉 – Watermelon Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of pineapple juice

 

Boozy Dole Whip

 

Can you add alcohol to this?

– Dole Whip Pineapple float (boozy pineapple Whip) – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of pineapple juice mixed with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum

– Dole Whip pineapple cup (boozy pineapple Whip) – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve mixed with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum

– King’s Cooler Disney Dole Whip (boozy Dole Whip) – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve mixed with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum and strawberry and coconut flavored syrup

 

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You Can Find Dole Whip At Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom
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Copycat Disney Dole Whip Recipe

Disney Dole Whip Recipe

Dole Whip Recipe

Dole Whip is still the best-kept secret in the frozen dessert world. Making it even more special when you find it at Disney Parks like Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom.
But what exactly is this tasty treat? And how do they make this fabulous concoction at home?
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Blend Time & Piping Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine: Caribbean
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Servings: 1
Calories: 364kcal
Author: Shaunda Necole

Equipment

  • Instant Pot Ace Blender
  • star tip and piping kit (for the classic Dole Whip swirl!)

Ingredients

Pineapple Dole Whip ingredients

  • ½ cup vanilla ice cream = 1 BIG scoop. Make sure your big scoop of ice cream is BIG! (Like Disney, you can also use dairy-free vanilla ice cream).
  • 2 cups pineapple cut into chunks & frozen
  • ½ cup pineapple juice Dole

Instructions

Pineapple Dole Whip Instructions

  • Add the pineapple juice first, and then the ice cream and frozen pineapple chunks to your blender. (I, of course, use and recommend the Instant Pot Ace blender).
  • Blend until smooth. (I used the ‘smoothie’ setting on the Instant Pot blender.)
  • Add the star tip coupler to the piping bag.
  • Pour the blended ingredients into the piping bag and pipe a swirl of Dole Whip into an ice cream dish.
  • Serve right away and enjoy!

Pro tips:

* See the notes below for Watermelon Dole Whip & other Disney Dole Whip recipe instructions!

    Video

    Notes

    Watermelon Disney Dole Whip recipe 

    Watermelon Dole Whip ingredients

    • Make sure your big scoop of ice cream is BIG!
    • 1 big scoop of vanilla ice cream (Like Disney, you can also use dairy-free vanilla ice cream) 
    • 2 cups of seedless watermelon, cut into chunks & frozen
    • ¼ cup of watermelon simple syrup (recipe below)

    Instructions

    1. Add the simple syrup first, and then the ice cream and frozen watermelon chunks to your blender. (I used the Instant Pot ACE blender).
    2. Blend until smooth. (I used the ‘smoothie’ setting on the Instant Pot blender.)
    3. Add the coupler and star tip to the piping bag.
    4. Pour the blended ingredients into the piping bag and pipe a swirl of Dole Whip into an ice cream dish.
    5. Serve right away and enjoy!

    Pro tips

     

    Homemade Watermelon Simple Syrup

    How to make watermelon simple syrup from scratch

    Watermelon simple syrup ingredients

    • 1 cup of granulated sugar
    • 1 cup of water
    • 1 cup of seedless watermelon cut into chunks
    • ½ cup of fresh watermelon juice

    Directions – watermelon simple syrup

    1. Add all of the ingredients in a pot and bring them to a boil. (I used my Instant Pot on the sauté setting to bring the ingredients to a boil.)
    2. Reduce to a simmer (if using an Instant Pot, turn it off) and whisk until the sugar melts.
    3. Remove the mixture from the heat.
    4. Let the mixture sit for about 10 minutes to cool.
    5. Use a strainer to strain out the watermelon pieces, and then pour the mixture into a jar with a lid.
    6. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

    Boozy Dole Whip

    Try making these other famous Disney Dole Whip concoctions:

    – Dole Whip pineapple float
    Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of pineapple juice
    – Dole Whip watermelon parfait
    Watermelon Dole Whip soft-serve on top of lime frozen yogurt, topped with chocolate chips
    – Dole Whip non-alcoholic piña colada slushy float
    Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of a non-alcoholic piña colada drink
    – Dole Whip nachos
    Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve sitting on a bed of waffle cone chips (broken waffle cone), drizzled with strawberry syrup
    – Simba Sunset Disney Dole Whip
    Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve mixed with strawberry syrup and coconut flavored syrup
    – My custom Disney Dole Whip 
    This is my Disney secret menu drink! 😉 Watermelon Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of pineapple juice

    Can you add alcohol to this?

    – Dole Whip Pineapple float (boozy pineapple Whip) – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve floating on top of pineapple juice mixed with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum
    – Dole Whip pineapple cup (boozy pineapple Whip) – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve mixed with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum
    – King’s Cooler Disney Dole Whip (boozy Dole Whip) – Pineapple Dole Whip soft-serve mixed with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum and strawberry and coconut flavored syrup
    Disney Dole Whip Recipe Card

    Nutrition

    Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 644mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 170mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 1mg
    Nutrition Facts
    Dole Whip Recipe
    Amount per Serving
    Calories
    364
    % Daily Value*
    Fat
     
    8
    g
    12
    %
    Saturated Fat
     
    5
    g
    31
    %
    Polyunsaturated Fat
     
    1
    g
    Monounsaturated Fat
     
    2
    g
    Cholesterol
     
    29
    mg
    10
    %
    Sodium
     
    58
    mg
    3
    %
    Potassium
     
    644
    mg
    18
    %
    Carbohydrates
     
    74
    g
    25
    %
    Fiber
     
    5
    g
    21
    %
    Sugar
     
    58
    g
    64
    %
    Protein
     
    5
    g
    10
    %
    Vitamin A
     
    475
    IU
    10
    %
    Vitamin C
     
    170
    mg
    206
    %
    Calcium
     
    143
    mg
    14
    %
    Iron
     
    1
    mg
    6
    %
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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    1 Comment

    1. Cyrene Peñas
      August 13, 2021 / 4:31 pm

      5 stars
      Gonna bookmark this recipe! 😉

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