From Giant Milkshakes to Homemade Pies: Here Are Miami's 10 Must-Have Desserts
We apologize in advance if a the end of this article you find yourself drooling. These desserts are so yummy, you'll probably have them before your entrée.
Azúcar Ice Cream - A Miami Staple
With flavors like Abuela María, café con leche, mantecado, sweet plantain, and flan, Azúcar will take you back to flavors from your childhood. Located in the heart of Calle Ocho, make sure to stop by and get yourself a scoop of their signature Miami flavors inspired by Latin culture.
Must- have: Abuela María ice cream with guava, cream cheese and María crackers.
B Bistro - Home of the Cruffin
Croissant + Muffin = Cruffin, a delicious concoction that mixes the best of both worlds at B Bistro in Brickell. The cruffins are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack, they're delicious at any time of the day!
Must-have: The tropical Passionfruit and Coconut Cream Cruffin.
The Salty Donut - Best Donuts in the Magic City
Once the artisanal donut trend hit Miami, The Salty Donut became a front-runner and has established itself as the go-to donut place that isn't a chain. The store usually has lines outside the door but trust us, they are totally worth the wait.
Must-have: Tres Leches and Nutella donuts.
Bocas House - When the Milkshake Brings EVERYBODY to the Yard
It's difficult not to think of Bocas House and their over-the-top milkshakes when everybody has posted a pic of them on their IG (or at least you know a friend who did this). If you go to the restaurant for dinner or lunch, make sure you order something light if your goal is to tackle one of these delicious creations.
Must-have: Can't go wrong with the classic Nutella milkshake. They usually have seasonal milkshakes too (stalk their Instagram), so make sure to ask your server.
Truluck's - Five Layers Is All I Need
Truluck's, known for their seafood menu, should also be known for its delicious five layer carrot cake that has us dreaming about the next time we'll be back there to eat it.
Must-have: Carrot Cake.
Fireman Derek's Bake Shop - The Best That Money Can Pie
Derek went from fireman to baker for a reason: his pies are fuego. So many flavors to choose from, so little time! Whether you buy the whole pie, a slice of cheesecake or cake, chances are you'll love it.
Must-have: Salty Monkey Pie. The perfect balance of salty and sweet with chocolate, peanut butter and banana. S'mores Pie is also yummy!
OMG Brigadeiros - Calling All Coffee Lovers
Not to quote Mariah Carey, but this is a sweet, sweet fantasy, baby. Dulce de leche, Nutella, sprinkles, espresso, milk and caramel. Need we say more?
Must-have: Do you like Nutella or dulce de leche? Up to you when you order your cappuccino!
Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastro Bar - Get Ready To Make Your Friends Jelly with This Dome Video
Make sure you have your phone out when the server comes around with the Chocolate Dome. This is a feast for the eyes (and your belly!).
Must-have: If you're a chocolate lover, you can't go wrong with the Chocolate Dome.
Paris 6 Miami - Oh Hi, I'm Drooling
Paris 6, a Brazilian restaurant inspired by the City of Light's 6th Arrondissement, features delicious Grand Gateau desserts paired with ice cream and condensed milk that you can have with your favorite brand chocolates: whether it is Kinder Bueno, Ferrero Rocher, Toblerone or Kit Kat, this will definitely have everyone drooling.
Must-have: Grand Gateau Paired with Ferrero Rocher.
Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlour - They're Humongous For A Reason
Not actually in Miami-Dade county, but totally worth the drive. Jaxson's Ice Cream is known for it's humongous ice creams, they even have a "Humongous Offerings" section in their menu.
Must-have: Hot Fudge Banana Split, but if you're feeling adventurous with your friends, you better get The Kitchen Sink.