REVIEW: Chocolate Chestnut Pinecone Dessert at Backlot Express, Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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As part of the Flurry of Fun, Backlot Express at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has a few special desserts…

While not new for this year, the Olaf cupcake changed in presentation a bit…

For thoughts on this cupcake, check out our original review. For thoughts on the Frozen Hot Coco, you’ll want to go here. Now, on to the Chocolate Chestnut Pinecone…

Chocolate Chestnut Pinecone – $5.79

Chocolate Chestnut Cream shaped as a Pinecone on a Praline Leaf

I will say this is one of the more unique counter service desserts we have encountered in our travels, and it’s just as pretty as it is interesting. Chocolate chestnut cream may not be for everyone, but we thoroughly enjoyed this mousse-like dessert over chocolate cake. It comes with a bed of praline bits that ends up a sweet, nutty crunch. Another winner in the Flurry of Fun dessert lineup.

About the author

Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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