Miami is home to the some of the best sports teams, beaches, and night life in the world,. But what people haven't realized is that this city contains countless epic desserts. From Marie Antoinette's Head filled with cotton candy at Barton G, to Fried Oreos at The Big Pink, Miami will never let you down when your sweet tooth needs to be satisfied.
1. Nutella Milkshake from Bocas House
Filled with gobs of Nutella, vanilla ice cream, and brownie pieces, this masterpiece can be found at Bocas House, a Peruvian joint in Doral. People come from all over South Florida to try their decadent and delicious milkshakes.
2. Baked Chocolate Cake Donut from The Salty Donut
The Salty Donut, located in the heart of Wynwood, Miami, is famous for their mouthwatering and beautifully-made donuts. Catch them in the mornings because they tend to sell out quite quickly.
3. Marie Antoinette's Head from Barton G
Marie Antoinette's Head is made of cotton candy, and surrounded with strawberry shortcake for the guests to eat. This crazy dessert is definitely one for the books as it is just one example of the many insane treats you can find at this restaurant.
Since I was five years old, Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor has been a tradition for my family when a grand dessert was in order. The success of this restaurant stems from the amazing energy and over-the-top ice cream sundaes. If you ever find yourself a little north of Miami in the Dania Beach area, do yourself a favor and stop at Jaxson's. You can thank me later.
5. Fried Oreos from The Big Pink
THIS is the definition of food porn. Located on Collins Ave., The Big Pink is home to some of the most outstanding comfort food a human being can indulge in. From the Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie to the Chocolate Skyscraper Cake, this cafe is a must.
6. Ice Cream Sandwich from CREAM, Inc.
CREAM, Inc. is located in Aventura, right around the corner from South Beach. With a variety of options of fresh baked cookies like Butter Sugar or Snickerdoodle, in addition to the multiple flavors of ice cream like Chocoholic, or Caramel Cinnamon Chill, these sandwiches are crafted to make your taste buds dance.
7. Key Lime Pie from Joe's Stone Crab
This classic staple can be found at Joe's Stone Crab. If one travels to Miami for the first time, getting a slice of their famous Key Lime Pie is super duper important to experience everything the city has to offer. Trust me, you won't regret taking a bite of the magical cream and crust of this pie.
Right in the heart of Lincoln Road, Frieze ice cream is the perfect spot for a pick me up after a long day of shopping. This spot has refreshing sorbets, including lychee and champagne, and creative flavors that are perfect to eat on a hot day (which happens quite often in Miami). After stopping at Lululemon, go check this place out.
Although fellow New Yorkers are familiar with this legendary candy shop, Floridians took their own spin on Dylan's Candy Bar. Located on Lincoln Road, the vibe of Miami creates a colorful atmosphere that attracts everyone who passes by. With candy coated everything (seriously though, they have Kit-Kat-covered mugs), this hot spot is one to see.
10. Macarons from Ladurée
Ladurée, an asthetically-pleasing cafe that serves the most delicate desserts, is located in the design district and Lincoln Road. The French Macarons are what they are known for, because of the fact that they explode with flavor with every bite. My personal favorite is pistachio, but this quaint restaurant has many more flavors like coffee, orange blossom, lemon, and rose petal.
Located in the Wynwood Art District, this hidden gem serves up sweet pies, like the classic apple and chocolate peanut butter, yet also savory pies, like the spinach and feta and the Mediterranean. After browsing the beautiful art, stop by this joint to grab a slice of literally anything. They won't let you down.
12. Cinnamon Rolls from Knaus Berry Farm
The cinnamon rolls from Knaus Berry Farm are legendary. With a line out the wazoo (yes, I just used that word), every bite of the roll is fresh, tasty, and just amazing. I mean, look at that photo. This picture speaks louder than anything I could say.
13. Strawberry Shortcake from Icebox Cafe
Oprah has stated that "this is the best cake in America." If that doesn't make you go, what are you doing with your life? Seriously though, this health-conscious restaurant with a dessert bar wins at putting out the best cakes.
From the birthday cake cookie to the cinnamon toast crunch cookie, Night Owl Cookie Co. serves up scrumptious cookies that are crucial to your overall well-being. I'm telling you, every single bite is warm, flavorful, and just freakin' good, man.
15. Pastelitos from Karla's Bakery
Karla's Bakery offers yummy pastries to satisfy your biggest heart's desire. This bakery has the finest Pastelitos, in my opinion, in South Florida. The array of Cuban bakeries in Miami is endless, so that's a huge feat to accomplish.