Frosty Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate cream pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

A crunchy crust and pudding-like filling make this pie a standout.Michael Kraus

Eaten cold — whether in ice cream, pudding, ganache, or cream pie — chocolate's earthy bitterness and buttery tones allow for an unexpected depth of flavor. Simultaneously rich and refreshing, soothing and invigorating, these 11 summertime chocolate desserts are an irresistible marriage of extremes.