According to folklore, the Delta's beloved chocolate pie was so named because its fudgy base resembles the muddy bottom of the Mississippi River. At Indianola, Mississippi's popular Crown Restaurant, owners Tony and Evelyn Roughton offer a scrumptious version on their dessert bar. "I'll be honest," says Evelyn, "most people would be hard-pressed to pass it up." Recipes: Mississippi Mud Pie - CountryLiving.com
Chocolate Lover's Chocolate Mousse Pie Recipe ~ This amazing pie has a chocolate crust with a milk chocolate coating, fluffy chocolate filling, whipped cream and is topped with a chocolate drizzle. An elegant dessert for a dinner party!
Mexican chocolate, which is flavored with ingredients like cinnamon, almonds and vanilla, lends a distinct flavor to Stephanie Prida's rich custard. Look for it at Mexican markets and specialty-food stores. More Desserts from F&W Editors