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“This is a very sweet and chocolately cheesecake, so delicious!!”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. To pepare crust, in a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and butter. Mix well. Press into the bottom of an 8-inch springform pan. Wrap the outside of pan with heavy-duty foil. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, using an electeic mixer, set on medium speed, beat cream cheese and sugar for 2 minutes, Beat in sour cream, flour and vanilla. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Transfer 1 1/2 cups of the batter ot a small bowl. Stir in chocolate. Spread 1/2 vanilla batter over crust. Top with chocolate batter. Spoon remaining vanilla batter over chocolate. Top with remaining chocolate.
  5. Using a knife, gently swirl batter together. Place pan in a shallow roasting pan. Add enough boiling water to come half-way up the sides of springform pan. Bake until just set, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  6. Place pan on a wire rack and cool to room temperature.
  7. Cover and chill for 4 hours.
  8. Test cheesecake doneness: Remove the pan from oven and shake very gently - cake should be set, not wobbly in center.

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