Show off a bit of Miami's sweet side to your guests with goodies from some of the best bakeries and candy shops around town. From Easter egg-colored candy stations to Cuban pastries and freshly baked breads, these shops know just the way to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth while looking stunning on display at your dessert table.
Icebox Café (Above)
A Sunset Harbour fave known for its award-winning dessert selection is Icebox Café, whose homemade cakes are made with all-natural ingredients. Whether you're a bride with a sweet tooth or lean more on the side of something tart, the café has got something with your name on it, from the deep-dish key lime pie to the three-layer chocolate delight cheesecake brownie.
Photo: Courtesy of Dylan's Candy Bar
The Lincoln Road outpost of Dylan Lauren's boutique candy shop is already a favorite on Miami's sweet scene. Take the concept of a candy bar to a whole new level at your wedding by choosing from over 5,000 types of candy served in the cutest of containers for a colorful spin to the classic dessert table.
Photo: Misha's Cupcakes
Misha's adorable mini cupcakes make for the ideal accompaniment to the classic wedding cake on your dessert table — and can be decorated to fit your wedding's theme. What started with just her mother's chocolate recipe, Misha continued by crafting her own vanilla recipe and later expanded her selection to include Miami-inspired flavors like dulce de leche and guava with cream cheese, as well as the traditional faves like red velvet and chocolate ganache. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of Bunnie Cakes
One of the only bakeries in town who can boast that they're vegan, kosher, and gluten free, the sweets at Bunnie Cakes in Wynwood are not only irresistibly beautiful, they're also just as flavorful — so guests won't even guess they lack dairy. Founder and owner Mariana asked her grandmother for a few family recipes to get started when she was crafting cupcakes from her apartment before transforming her vision into a full-fledged bakery, throwing passion into every order so their motto, "Our heart with every cupcake," really rings true. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of Crumb on Parchment
One of Miami's culinary celebrities, Michelle Bernstein, adds a family spin to her Design District bakery, with mom Martha helping craft cakes and pies in the kitchen alongside pastry chef Jessica Hernandez. Give your guests a true taste of Miami with homemade Cuban favorites like guava and cheese pastelitos or order some of the classic Mom Cakes like the German chocolate or strawberry shortcake. If you want to up the ante at your sweets table, go for a homemade version of Snickers or another one of Bernstein's sensational chocolate treats.
Photo: Courtesy of True Loaf Bakery
One of the few bakeries in town to use organic flour, and touted as one of the top spots for sourdough bread in Miami, Sunset Harbour's newer addition is one that can be smelled a mile away. Follow the scent of freshly baked bread coming straight out of the Italian steam-injected deck oven and be sure to try one of the French-inspired pastries like the kumquat and crème fraîche Kouign-Amann, a Breton cake, or the flaky almond croissants, which are sure to be a hit at your shower, reception or even in your bridal suite, giving your bridal party a bit of fuel to get through the wedding day festivities.
Photo: Courtesy of Sugar Factory American Brasserie
Miami's latest addition on the confectionary landscape already comes with a fanbase that includes Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian, and Katy Perry. Located on Ocean Drive in the Victor Hotel, the haute couture version of a candy shop even features candy-coated martinis with Pop Rock rims and lollipops in the glass, in addition to custom-crafted cakes, pastries, and candy stations making for the perfect addition to the dessert table at your party.