If I had to pick a favorite dessert--and I'm not telling you that I'm ready to commit to only one dessert for the rest of my life--I know which one it would be.
Chocolate cream pie is simple and sweet. It doesn't have any tricks up its sleeve. It is exactly what it says it is: chocolate perfection. It's loyal and true, comforting and satisfying. I could easily eat an entire pie by myself in a weekend. I won't. But only because I let others have some. Don't think about fat, gluten, dairy, or calories, because this confection transcends all that stuff.
Simply put, it's the most perfect dessert.
What's your deserted island dessert?