Dairy Queen cupcakes are the best
birthday everyday treat.
The hierarchy of birthday cakes was a very real thing when I was a kid. Your party was good if you had a Funfetti cake, there’s no doubt about it. But if you had ice cream cake, especially ice cream cake from Dairy Queen, you were tippy High.
Did you know that DQ makes a sundae-sized version of its ice cream cake? It’s called a Dairy Queen cupcake, and you don’t have to save it for birthdays!
How to Order Dairy Queen Cupcakes
You don’t have to worry about asking for anything off the secret menu here. It’s incredibly simple to order, so we know you’ll do quite a bit. Just stop at the drive-thru window and ask for a “cupcake.”
No, it’s not a trick. It really is that simple!
You will receive a personalized ice cream cake that matches the season. Dairy Queen changes icings, colors and dustings from season to season, and maybe even day to day. You could have yellow frosting with rainbow sprinkles today and pink frosting with star sprinkles tomorrow! The cupcake itself is a chocolate cupcake that features an “irresistible center of fudge and crunch surrounded by soft vanilla chocolate cream.” Delicious.
However, not all Dairy Queen locations will have this treat. DQ restaurants in the US are independent franchises, which means owners can choose certain menu items (like cupcakes). It’s a dream job!
Discover what the very first Dairy Queen looked like in the 1940s.
What is DQ still keeping secret?
There’s a whole secret Dairy Queen menu, though it’s not so secret anymore. I love the Butterbeer Blizzard, a treat that mimics the popular caramel drink featured in the Harry Potter books. Don’t forget the DQ classics, like the Jack and Jill sundae and the Peanut Butter Bash sundae. The Jack and Jill offers hot fudge and marshmallow while the PBB offers hot fudge and peanut butter. It’s dessert time!
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