"A family that bakes together stays together, and that's the premise behind my family's labor of love. Everything we do is a cooperative effort, and it's all made from scratch, using the finest quality ingredients including Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla, fresh fruits, whole milk, pure cane sugar, whole grain flour, creamy butter, world-renowned chocolates and liquor such as Maker's Mark Bourbon, Bailey's Irish Cream and Bacardi, to name a few," says part owner Stephanie Diaz.

The Diaz family-owned business initially opened in South Miami in March 2010. Soon after, they generated attention when they won Miami New Times Best Bakery, The best-kept secret in Miami turned into a regional favorite. With a location in South Miami Sweetness Bakeshop hits the spot with their creative combination of flavors, some of which are so unique, they've become synonymous with Miami. Their signature desserts, including the Guava & Cheese Cupcakes, Cake n' Shakes, Crack Cookies and Key Lime Dessert Shots support an ever-changing menu that also includes limited-edition and seasonal flavors.

Sweetness has been acclaimed by Food and Wine Magazine as having one of the Nation's Best New Cupcakes, Zagat ranked them one of the top 50 Donuts in the Country and Miami New Times named them Miami's Best Bakery and Miami's Best Cupcakes

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What is your earliest memory involving food or wine?
Waking up on Saturday mornings to the smell of mom's famous pineapple upside-down cake

If you've participated in the Festival before, what is your favorite SOBEWFF memory to date?
Participating in the 2014 Medianoche & Mixology event and having so many people rave about your desserts!

If you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be?
It's a unanimous decision, Dominique Ansel

I never leave home without my:
notebook! you never know when you're going to have a great idea for a new product and you want to make sure you can write it down and sketch it out before you forget.