Construction update from the Cake Bake Shop at Disney's BoardWalk Resort

Feb 02, 2024 in "The Cake Bake Shop by Gwendolyn Rogers"

The Cake Bake Shop construction - February 1 2024
Posted: Friday February 2, 2024 10:18am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Here is a latest look at the construction progress on The Cake Bake Shop on Disney's BoardWalk.


Construction has been moving at a leisurely pace, and the restaurant missed its planned 2023 opening. Disney says, "The Cake Bake Shop will bring exquisite dining, delicious Afternoon Tea, delectable desserts, marvelous champagne and fanciful cocktails for an extraordinary and whimsical experience. "

While we still don't have an opening date, the current progress looks like we won't see it open until at least the summer.

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ToTBellHop1 day ago

For the corn dogs? Sure. Cake Bake recently slipped to 2027. We're "almost there," y'all!

Bocabear1 day ago

so.....mid to late 2025 opening? lol

DCBaker1 day ago

Here are a few photos from the Boardwalk area from today. The Blue Ribbon Corn Dog kiosk has had a finishing element added to the top and there is more work taking place today on replacing boards along the boardwalk. [url=]

KDM3109112 days ago

Sorry, yes. The tea, cake, frilly photos and uppity looking vibe all scream Grand Floridian, not something you’d see at the Boardwalk. Doesn’t really matter as they chose to put it there anyway, but, I stand by my point.

Chef idea Mickey`=12 days ago

Perhaps it takes so long because they'll be a second floor :)

ToTBellHop12 days ago

Maybe Cake Bake Shop will also have random stairways to no where and that explains the 17-year build. I remember when this was announced in 2012. Good times.

lazyboy97o12 days ago

Sarah Winchester was very real and you can visit the Winchester Mystery House to this day. Work on the house was not actually continuous and did pause at times.

wedenterprises12 days ago

lol. no.

WorldExplorer13 days ago

Remember the urban legend of the woman who thought she would die when construction on her house finished? Maybe something similar is going on with the Cake Bake Shop.

SourcererMark7913 days ago

And he is wearing a fall protection harness, a bit loose though :)

monothingie13 days ago

Behold the rarest thing you’ll see at Disney. A lone construction worker in the Cake Bake habitat at Boardwalk!

monothingie13 days ago

Not even close to ready for occupancy inside let alone food prep.

mastromjm16 days ago

Corn dog stand is actually pretty much ready to go. Maybe they are still waiting on staffing or final approvals?

TrainsOfDisney16 days ago

Thank you! It needed to be said! He’s been asked to double his working hours to 2 per day, every other day, with weekends and holidays off. He needs all the hydration he can get in order to finish the job by the 60th anniversary of WDW!