Disneyland has been closed for a record 36 days so far in response to the corona virus pandemic. In fact, the park was among the first high-profile destinations in the country to make the decision. As spring break has come and gone and the summer vacation season looming, the prospect of a visit to Disneyland is still uncertain. But park fans can rejoice– Disney and it’s partner Dole, have just released the until-now secret recipe for Disneyland’s beloved Dole Whip, a pineapple-flavored frozen-yogurt style dessert.

A statue of Walt Disney rises above patrons walking along Main Street in Disneyland.
A statue of Walt Disney rises above patrons walking along Main Street in Disneyland. (Photo by Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

So whether you’re going through Disneyland withdrawals or just want to whip up a refreshing treat to get you in the spirit of summer a little early, try your hand at making this Dole Whip at home. The best part? It only requires 4 pretty simple ingredients!

Dole Whip Recipe

Courtesy of Dole.com.

Serves 2


  • 1 cup pineapple juice, frozen in an ice cube tray
  • 1 DOLE® Banana, peeled and frozen
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage


Combine pineapple juice, banana, and powdered sugar in a blender. Cover; blend until smooth, gradually adding coconut milk and scraping down sides if necessary. Serve immediately.

a Dole whip soft serve dessert in a glass bowl surrounded by it's ingredients: pineapple and banana
Photo via dole.com.

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