gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-11-4849684

REVIEW: NEW Chocolate Chip Key Lime Pie Cookie & Cake Celebrate Flavors from Florida at Gideon’s Bakehouse in Disney Springs

Gideon’s Bakehouse‘s Cookie of the Month is a celebrated affair (check our review of June’s cookie) and we decided to join the festivities this morning and grab the new and very limited edition July flavor of the month saluting a fruit we are more partial to — Florida Key Lime!

gideons-key-lime-cookie-7-1-21-1-6160601

We grabbed a menu and joined the standing queue to review our tart and tangy options.

gideons-key-lime-cookie-7-1-21-2-6327370

While the flavor of the month is normally only offered within said month, the Flavors of Florida will be available past July 31st through August 12th to take part in Disney Spring’s “Flavors of Florida” Event – passing a nod on to the almighty Florida Key Lime!

gideons-flavors-of-florida-7-1-21-1-8903321

While we waited, we took a moment to appreciate the beautifully creepy artwork that is unique to each month’s menu. Gideon’s Bakehouse Instagram gives us some food for thought with this one:

“Did You Know?: Florida legend tells us that the key lime was initially given to early Spanish explorers by a pod of beautiful, raven-haired mermaids they called ‘Las Agrias.’ Years later, Florida fishermen introduced the world to Key Lime Pie.”

Chocolate Chip Key Lime Pie Cookie – $6

Our vanilla bean cookie dough infused with Florida key lime juice and covered with chocolate chips and our special key lime pie crumbs.

gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-11-4849684
gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-12-5543637

The Key Lime Chocolate Chip Cookie is the standard almost 1/2 pound rendition and looks very much like their Original Chocolate Chip, but with a spattering of sea salt and cake crumbs over top. The rich chocolate chips and under-baked dough you’ve come to expect are present.

gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-14-5906786
gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-15-5998351

The lime flavor is subtle, matching the look of their Original Chocolate Chip Cookie in taste as well as looks with just a squeeze of key lime for flavor. Key lime is normally a very strong, tangy flavor so we were expecting more of a punch with this one, but it cut through the chocolate and salt nicely – just not so in-your-face as you would expect.

Key Lime Pie Cake – $9

A 3-layer vanilla key lime cake with tangy key lime cream cheese frosting and house-made graham cracker crust accents.

gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-4-3006126
gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-5-4890603

Where the cookie is subtle, the cake slice is not. The cake itself has a classic, creamy vanilla base with a tangy overlay of key lime. It is way gentler than the icing, which is soft, creamy, and packed with powerful key lime flavoring. We would suggest this only if you are an established fan of the key lime flavoring.

gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-8-5218861

Graham cracker crumbles pair perfectly and tone it down just slightly. This cake, as with all Gideon’s cake slices, are a frosting lovers dream!

gideons-key-lime-flavor-of-the-month-7-1-21-10-9879554

Overall, we enjoyed this twist on our Gideon’s favorites and would get them again!

If you forget to bring a friend, the limit for each is two per person, per day though pre-orders are available online at Gideon’s Bakehouse’s East End Market location.

Will you be squeezing into a spot in line to grab these tangy treats? Let us know in the comments below!

As always, keep following WDWNT for all of your Disney Parks news, and for the absolute latest, follow WDW News Today on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

For more information on booking your next trip with our official travel agent sponsor, the Vacationeer, visit wdwnt.travel.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

2 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Lester Shylak
Lester Shylak
1 month ago

Looks good but the prices will keep me away.

Joe
Joe
1 month ago

Cookies look amazing… Too bad they aren’t in the parks… And too bad there is no fastpass still… Step it up Disney…