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Miami's Six Best Mother's Day Treats

Miami's Six Best Mother's Day Treats
Courtesy of Chiara Mecozzi

Mother's Day is only days away, but there's still time to find the perfect gift. Indulge her sweet tooth with an array of treats. Local shops are offering sugar, spice, and everything nice, from sprinkled cookie-dough hearts to boozy chocolate ice cream. Grab one of these stunning treats to wow Mom. Preordering is recommended.
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Photo by Elena Vivas
1. Aubi & Ramsa. Mother's Day is all about mimosas, so share a boozy pint of Aubi & Ramsa's tangerine mimosa sorbet ($26). It's a tart citrus sorbet infused with Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut. For chocolate lovers, grab the shop's best seller, the Highland Truffle, a decadent mixture of smooth Macallan 12-year Scotch immersed in chocolate truffle cream ($26). Enjoy them at the Design District shop or at home snuggled up with the latest rom-com. 172 NE 41st St., Miami; 305-946-9072; aubiramsa.com.
click to enlarge Vegan Mother's Day cupcakes - COURTESY OF BUNNIE CAKES
Vegan Mother's Day cupcakes
Courtesy of Bunnie Cakes
2. Bunnie Cakes. Grab a mixed dozen of vegan or vegan gluten-free cupcakes ($29.99) in vanilla, chocolate, and red velvet, adorned with plump berries, white-chocolate bark, and gold leaf. 2322 NE Second Ave., Miami; 786-268-9790; bunniecakes.com.
click to enlarge Beehive doughnuts from Honeybee. - COURTESY OF HONEYBEE DOUGHNUTS
Beehive doughnuts from Honeybee.
Courtesy of Honeybee Doughnuts
3. Honeybee Doughnuts. This petite shop, located in the heart of South Miami, offers a delightful menu of doughnuts. Pick up a selection of fun flavors such as the Unicorn, a mythical yeast doughnut with a signature horn and matching ears. For gluten-free treats, grab a dozen bee-utiful blueberry honeycombs. These rotund beehives are made with low-fat Greek yogurt and fresh blueberries. Prices range from $2.50 to $4 per treat. 7388 Red Rd., South Miami; 786-773-2770; honeybeedoughnuts.com.
click to enlarge COURTESY OF MDOUGHW
Courtesy of MdoughW
4. MdoughW. Order a unique assortment of doughees, ooey-gooey stuffed cookie cups festooned with an array of toppings. The bakery offers six eye-catching treats, including red velvet, lemon with white chocolate chips, and funfetti cookie stuffed with brownies are available online for $29.99. mdoughw.com.
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Courtesy of Breadman Bakery
5. Breadman Miami. Croquetas are key to any celebration in Miami, and Mother’s Day is no different. Impress your mom with a croqueta cake ($50) from Breadman Miami. Envision a three-layer vanilla cake, with guava or Nutella filling and nata icing, covered in 100 ham croquetas. Sweet and savory pair perfectly in this wildly creative concoction. 5804 W. 20th Ave., Hialeah; 305-273-2362; breadmanmiami.com.
click to enlarge Brioche doughnuts with candy flowers at the Salty Donut. - COURTESY OF CHIARA MECOZZI
Brioche doughnuts with candy flowers at the Salty Donut.
Courtesy of Chiara Mecozzi
6. The Salty Donut. Treat Mom to a 24-hour brioche doughnut stuffed with white chocolate raspberry cheesecake mousse, glazed with fresh lemon, and garnished with bits of almond cookie and edible flowers. For one day only (Sunday, May 13), the Wynwood shop will sell these fluffy treats for $3.50 each while supplies last. 50 NW 23rd St., #112, Miami; 305-925-8126; saltydonut.com.
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Attorney by day, foodie by night, Elena Vivas is a regular food and beverage contributor for Miami New Times. She was also an expert columnist for Foodable TV and a food editor for tropicult.com.
Contact: Elena Vivas