Dominique Ansel’s burrata soft serve was such a hit last summer that it’s back for round two this year. The odd-yet-irresistible mix of sweet and savory is topped with balsamic caramel and microbasil. 137 Seventh Ave. S., 212-242-5111
The Mediterranean Diet is all the rage, so splurge on a delicious—albeit not waistline-friendly—dessert that pays homage to Greek cuisine. This dish takes a modern spin on the classic baklava pastry by serving baklava ice cream in a crispy phyllo basket, all topped with samos caramel. 871 Seventh Ave., 212-582-7500
Minamoto Kitchoan is a must for the refined foodie looking to expand their dessert palate. This Madison Avenue Japanese boutique is as much of a delight to the taste buds as it is to the eyes. The chilled peach jelly is perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day. 509 Madison Ave., 212-489-3747
A cone upgrade used to mean signify that of the waffle variety, but ChikaLicious serves ice cream in a scrumptious coneCHURRO!®. Fill the inventive cone with the Nutty Professor, an ice cream that combines toasted almonds, Nutella, and a frosted pecan top. 204 E. 10th St.
This pop-up shop is so popular that its stay has been extended through September. Visitors are able to personalize their ice cream bar by choosing their own unique toppings—from rose petals to goji berries. 134 Prince St., 646-395-7463