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#11: The Disney Diva hooks up with a Dole Whip

Some articles need only two words of introduction: Dole Whip.

I have been known, on occasion, to get extreme random cravings for Disney World foods.

Most often I am accosted by a deep and insatiable longing for a Dole Whip from Aloha Isle in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom.

I am convinced that whatever they have put into those little cups of pineapple soft-serve ice cream must have brain-washing powers and I'm not alone: Disney addicts world-wide who will tell you they'd drive to Orlando TODAY just to get a taste of this yummy treat. You can simply say 'Dole Whip' to any person with a DVC (Disney Vacation Club) Membership and hear them squeal with delight.

A Dole Whip, simply put, is pineapple-flavored soft-serve ice cream, but before you say "well, I can go down to the store and get some of that", let me slap my imitation Mickey Mouse glove over your mouth and say, "no, baby, you can't".

This ice cream even has its own SHIRT!

Many have tried to duplicate the Dole Whip. All have failed.

Perhaps the secret ingredient is the satisfaction that comes from eating it IN Walt Disney World, the Happiest Place on Earth!

When my friends first raved about Dole Whips, I said "eh, I'm not a huge pineapple fan", but let me tell you, I was wrong!

Aloha Isle's Dole Whips ($3.19) or Pineapple Floats (3.99) are a rite of passage for any Disney Vacationer.

You absolutely MUST try one!

You won't be sorry!!!

Shoot, now I've gotta go book another trip to WDW. A craving this bad can only be satisfied by enjoying the real thing.

See ya real soon!

Bob's Two Cents: Prudence compels me to add that Disney Dispatch will not be held liable for any damages that may arise from attempts by readers to slurp their screens, scream at grocery workers that the ice cream in the store isn't worthy, or skedaddle at high rates of speed in the family station wagon for Orlando.

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