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“Impressive to look at, this dessert will surely please cheesecake and chocolate lovers alike! Got this recipe from " Great American Home Baking " And it tastes divine!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Crust
  • 2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
  • Filling
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • Frosting
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 12 cup sour cream

Directions

  1. to prepare crust, in a medium bowl, mix together chocolate crumbs and melted butter until well blended.
  2. Press into 9 inch springform pan.
  3. Preheat oven to 300.
  4. To prepare filling, in a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, and eggs at medium speed until smooth and fluffy.
  5. Spoon HALF of mixture into crust.
  6. Stir chocolate into remaining half of cream cheese mixture unil well blended.
  7. Drizzle over batter in crust to make swirls.
  8. Bake cheesecake for 50 minutes.
  9. Transfer pan to wire rack.
  10. Cool completely.
  11. Transfer cheesecake to a serving plate, cover with plastic wrap, and chill for 2 hours.
  12. Uncover cheesecake; carefully remove the side of pan.
  13. To prepare frosting, in a small bowl, mix together chocolate and sour cream.
  14. Spread over cheesecake.
  15. Chill briefly until frosting is set.
  16. Serve and enjoy!
  17. Baking tips: Cheesecake can be made 2-3 days in advance and kept, covered with plastic wrap, in the refrigerator.
  18. Or, the cake can be frozen for up to 3 weeks.
  19. Defrost before serving.

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