The five best desserts in Wynwood

Wynwood is Miami’s famous art district. It offers artwork, street art and even food. Multicultural restaurants provide a variety of choices. Of course, the best part of the food business there is the desserts. Have a sweet tooth?

From delicious, fluffy hand-crafted doughnuts to one-of-a-kind waffles cones, these places will satisfy your cravings. Read on so that the next time you’re in the Wynwood area, you’ll know just where to go for some unique, rich and tasty desserts!

The Salty Donut flavors include: Traditional Glazed (first left), Tres Leches, Guava and Cheese, Homemade & Hazelnut Chocolate. (Melissa Nolasco/Caplin News)

The Salty Donut
50 NW 23rd St. Miami, FL
(305) 639-8501

In the heart of Wynwood, the famous Salty Donut shop attracts Miamians more than ever! It’s a gourmet, privately owned shop that serves warm, fluffy handmade doughnuts. The menu is distinctive, due to the fact that they always have a variety of seasonal flavors. Through this weekend, for instance, they have the Mimosa croughnut. There are are also the regulars, which include:

● Traditional Glazed ($2.50)
● Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate ($4.25)
● White Chocolate Tres Leches ($4.00)
● Guava and Cheese ($3.50)

A typical waffle cone with Guava Ice Cream, Cinnamon toast crunch and a Maria Cookie (Photo via Instagram: @MidtownCreamery)

Midtown Creamery
2690 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL
(786) 536-2281

Midtown Creamery is located a few blocks east of Wynwood’s main drag. The mouthwatering waffle bubble ice cream cone is one of the most popular desserts this year in South Florida. It is as soft as a warm pancake with two scoops of the ice cream of your choice and multiple toppings. Midtown Creamery offers 16 flavors in fresh waffle cones, waffle bubble cones, cinnabun cones or a cinnabun cookie sandwich. Midtown Creamery also offers milkshakes, cookies and brownies on the side.

The 2-Live Blue ice cream (Courtesy Photo of Instagram: @Mrkreamwynwood)

Mr. Kream: A Hip-Hop Ice Cream Shop
2322 N. Miami Ave. Miami, FL
(305) 456-2337

Mr. Kream Ice Cream Shop is very unique. Its walls are filled with pictures of hip-hop’s most influential artists and graffiti. There are 14 ice cream flavors and a mixture called the 2-Live blue, which includes cookie dough and uniquely colored ice cream. Mr. Kream serves ice cream on waffle cones, a whole waffle or in a cup. It also offers brownies, cookies, shakes, floats and cheesecakes with 15 toppings of your choice. The price range for the ice cream is $8 to $18.

Taiyaki famous Unicorn signature flavor ice-cream (Courtesy photo of Instagram: @Taiyakinyc)

Taiyaki Ice Cream
143 NW 23rd St. Miami, FL
(786) 714-9008

Taiyaki NYC Miami is located inside the popular 1-800-Lucky Asian restaurant. The famous, delicious and unique Japanese fish-shaped waffle cone is filled with red bean paste or custard. Start off by choosing an ice cream flavor like matcha green tea, vanilla, chocolate or black sesame. Then add your choice of a drizzle syrup: caramel, chocolate, condensed milk or strawberry. Lastly, you choose a topping of crushed Oreos, wafer sticks, sprinkles or cookie crumbles. Their most popular ice creams are the Unicorn ($8) and Matcha Green Tea ($7).

Fireman’s Derek Sundae Pie drizzled with chocolate syrup and Guava cheesecake ( Photo of instagram: @fdpies)

Fireman Derek’s Pie Shop
2818 N. Miami Ave. Miami, FL
(786) 703-3623

Fireman Derek’s has the best pies in Wynwood. The place has offered fresh baked goods since 2014. There are pies, cakes, cheesecakes, cookies and warm pastries. Fireman Derek’s specialties are the 17 pies offered. The most popular one is the Candy Bar, which tastes like an actual candy bar in the form of a pie. The pies are baked in the shop every morning, then sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Once a pie is sold out, it won’t be available until the following day. The pies are sold by the slice (price range $6 to $8) or as a whole pie. Fireman Derek’s is open seven days a week and recently expanded to a second store in Coconut Grove.

Melissa Amanda Nolasco is a Broadcast Media student at Florida International University, pursuing a minor in Marketing. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She enjoys video production and being on camera as well. She has a passion for reporting and news, in both English and Spanish. Melissa aspires to become a news anchor in Miami, FL.

Denzel has lived his whole life in Miami. He is currently working on his Bachelor of Science in Communication at Florida International University. He enjoys attending live concerts and sporting events in his off-time.