As South Florida endures record-setting heat temperatures this month, partaking in Ice Cream Month in July can help offer some respite from the scoring weather. Here are a few places providing mouth-watering ice cream in the area:
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
The don of dessert, Fireman Derek Kaplan, is a Penn State University’s Ice Cream School graduate. He is known for his handmade ice cream flavors inspired by iconic bake shop favorites. Fireman Derek’s original ice cream flavors, including Chocolate Dulce de Leche, Oreo Cheesecake, Carrot Cake, Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie, Birthday Cake, and Red Velvet Cake, are available at his bake shop’s Wynwood, Coconut Grove and Fort Lauderdale locations. Customers can enjoy his sweet scoops in a cup or waffle cone. For FDBS fans, there are Secret Menu items such as an Ice Cream Sandwich between two delicious cookies and a customizable Pie Shake with a pie or cake slice of their choosing. Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2545 N. Miami Avenue; Telephone: (786) 703-3623; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway; Telephone: (786) 502-2396. Fireman Derek’s – Fort Lauderdale is at 250 N. Federal Highway, Suite 1. For more information, please visit www.firemandereks.com; follow on Instagram: @FDPies. To order/ship nationwide, visit – here.
Corsair Kitchen & Bar
If you’re looking for a classic dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth, you can’t go wrong with Corsair Kitchen & Bar’s All-American Sundae. This delicious treat features a delightful blend of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice creams; all topped off with whipped cream, a variety of specialty sauces, and some crunchy coconut brittle. Corsair Kitchen & Bar is at 19999 W Country Club Drive at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry in Aventura. www.jwturnberry.com.
At Chef/Owner Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse, Toro Toro, diners can’t resist the iconic and interactive La Bomba dessert. The decadent treat is served in a half-chocolate sphere, filled to perfection with cream cheese mousse, dulce de leche, strawberry ice cream, fresh berries, cookie crumbles, and vanilla and berry sauce. Once the dessert arrives, guests are encouraged to drop it onto the table, where it explodes with flavor, adding the final sweet touch to a truly indulgent meal. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza at InterContinental Miami. For more information, visit www.torotoromiami.com; Telephone: (305) 372-4710