In the work of JK Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, we learn about Ron Weasley’s fears. Although we later learn in this literary franchise that Ron has a lot of fears. As a brave Gryffindor, Ron overcomes them in time. However, I’m not sure he would have enjoyed the Oreo Cream-filled Chocolate Spider Cake at Today Café at Universal Studios Florida. He might have asked “Why the spiders?” Why couldn’t it be “follow the butterflies”. “
Haven’t seen butterfly treats recently at Universal Orlando, but found a delicious spider. This cute spider-like cake works well with the seasonal Halloween theme and the price isn’t too scary at $ 4.99. As has been the trend in recent years, the dining options at Universal Orlando have improved dramatically compared to 10 years ago.
The design of this spider treat is well done. With just the right light and the right special effects, you might be able to convince someone that they really are a spider. Universal chefs should get the credit for it, but as always, the key is taste.
This treat was quite good. There were some concerns, however. The “cake” portion was not really cake. Universal Orlando seems to have a hard time naming its treat to match what it actually is this year. Now that doesn’t take away from the quality. The name issue stresses a lot of people who are much better bakers than I am. The “cake” part has been described as a mouse or maybe a pie.
There is a thin layer of chocolate to create the domed shape of this treat. The filling is nice and adds to the overall experience. If you’re a fan of the Oreo flavor, this treat also contains a small sphere of cookie crumbs to form the spider’s head. Like the pumpkin cheese crème brûlée, this treat is worth your time.
This year, Universal Orlando’s treats used a large amount of black dye for a seasonal effect. You may find that this adds to the experience. Still, you might find that the black dye hits a lot of things, so arm yourself with wet towels and wipes if you plan to take advantage of multiple offerings with a black theme. While Ron Weasley might avoid this one, it’s another themed hit you can find at the Today Café.
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