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Pixar Fest Eats: Strawberry Funnel Cake at Disneyland’s Hungry Bear Restaurant

Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort has quickly earned a reputation for being a hub of creative churros — we’re talking Cocoa Churros and so many more. But these portable, cinnamon-sugar sticks of fried dough deliciousness aren’t the only classic Disneyland snack to get the Pixar treatment!

Pixar Fest ©Disney

Pixar Fest ©Disney

We’ve already given you a heads up about Jessie’s Berry Jubilee Funnel Cake, and today we’re giving you a peek at another funnel cake with a Toy Story spin — and this one’s a tongue-twister. It’s the Lots-O-Straw-Bear-Y Funnel Cake — and it’s as vibrant as it’s kooky name!

Strawberry Funnel Cake

Strawberry Funnel Cake

This fruity funnel cake starts with the classic fried dough squiggles you know and love from quick service spot Hungry Bear in Disneyland’s Frontierland. But then things get a bear-y wild: Strawberries in syrup, thick syrupy Cherries, Strawberry Butter, Streusel, and a Spiced Syrup Drizzle. If this sounds like a lot of sweetness for you, that’s because it is!

Strawberry Funnel Cake

Strawberry Funnel Cake

The dark cherries pull you in, and they provide a little tartness to counteract all that sweet.

Cherries

Cherries

There are loads of strawberries on there, too. Plus, you know, strawberry butter! What?! It’s awesome! And it compliments the streusel topping, too, which we always think benefits from a good amount of butter.

Strawberry Funnel Cake

Strawberry Funnel Cake

Overall, the flavors work well, with the sweetness balanced out a bit by the tart cherries and the slightly salty butter. And we kind of appreciate that it’s being billed on signage as the Strawberry Funnel Cake because Lots-O-Straw-Bear-Y Funnel Cake is a mouthful!

Ooh — and while you’re at Hungry Bear, don’t forget to check out their Featured Cold Brew Coffee!

Specialty Coffee

Specialty Coffee

We grabbed one on this visit, and it was fabulous: creamy, sweet, and rich. (It didn’t mind sharing the pic with the funnel cake. What a wonderful coffee.)

Specialty Cold Brew Coffee

Specialty Cold Brew Coffee

Pixar Fest — and the many, many, many themed treats that come with it — continues all summer long. Don’t miss the fun — or any of the Pixar Fest food! We’ve put together a handy Checklist to help you keep tabs on all the goodies!

Click here to read all about Pixar Fest and print your own Pixar Fest Food Checklist!

If you could create your own funnel cake, what would you put on it? Daydream with us in the comments below! 

Heather Sievers is DisneyFoodBlog’s Dining in Disneyland columnist! Check out more of her adventures at @DininginDisney on Instagram!

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