REVIEW: Mickey-Shaped Mint Chocolate Beignets Give Us a Taste of Mardi Gras at Disneyland Resort

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Sunny California may be a long drive from New Orleans. But we Disney fans know a visit to New Orleans Square in Disneyland can be just as festive as the real NOLA. Just in time for Mardi Gras, a new twist on the beignet has appeared in the square — so we tried it out. If you’re looking for a new take on the beignet that still has a subtle taste, the new Mickey-Shaped Mint Chocolate Beignet is for you.

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The mint and chocolate Mickey beignet has light brown coloring with little red pieces mixed in the batter. Like a classic beignet, it’s coated in powdered sugar.

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The beignet is presented in a white paper bag. As a Southerner, I can tell you something presented this simply is a sign you’re about to eat something interesting.

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Let’s take a bite!

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The warm donut-like beignets are covered in a chocolate mint powdered sugar. The chocolate was a little bit stronger than the mint, I would say, but you can still tell it’s there. The beignet itself was great and super fluffy. The powder on top had a little bit of a different texture that we’re used to. It was a bit more grainy than the usual Disney treats that include powdered sugar. It almost tasted like hot chocolate powder.

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Overall, this was an interesting snack. But after trying a new take on the beignet, I think I would rather just stick to the classic.

We found the beignets at Disneyland’s Mint Julep Bar. You can get three for $5.49 or six for $8.99. Are you interested in trying this mint chocolate take on beignets? Or do you also stick to the classics?

About the author

Elise Dwight

At Walt Disney World, you can catch Elise perusing the Minnie Mouse ear selection or drinking a lapu lapu at the Poly. She has a lifelong fascination with all modes of Disney transport and is looking forward to trying her luck as a Disney bus driver when she retires in 2050. Contact Elise at [email protected]

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