5 to Try: Chocolate Desserts

From sky-high cakes to overflowing pastries, your chocolate fix awaits.

Updated: March 21, 2003

5 to Try


201 College Place Unit 109, Norfolk, VA 23510

This shop's best-seller is the double layered praline chocolate cake--flavored with pecans and further sweetened by brown sugar.


758 W 22ND St, Norfolk, VA 23517

A Girl Scout cookie gets reinvented as chocolate mint poundcake--a fancy bundt topped by a glistening mint glaze.

Cold Stone Creamery

1169 Nimmo Pkwy Ste 236, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Germanchokolatekake is more than a mouthful of brownie chunks, coconut shavings, caramel and nuts in one chocolate ice cream scoop.

Baker's Crust

704 Hilltop North Shopping Ctr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

The delightful white-chocolate coconut mousse is served in a butter crumb crust and topped by fresh whipped cream.