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Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Cheesecake, by , is from The Otey Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Monday, August 20, 2007


1 1/3 c chocolate wafer crumbs
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 c butter
2 pkg semisweet chocolate pieces
3 pkg ( 8 oz ) cream cheese
1 c sugar
3 eggs
2 egg yolks
3 tbsp flour
1 tbsp grated orange rind
1 c heavy cream

1. Prepare crust; Blend crumbs, sugar and cinnamon with the softened butter in a small bowl. Press crumb mixture onto side and bottom of a well buttered 9 inch springform pan. Chill while preparing filling.
2. Prepare filling; Melt chocolate in a medium size bowl over hot, not boiling, water.
3. Soften cream cheese in a large bowl. Add sugar gradually and beat with electric mixer until smooth. Beat in eggs and egg yolks until mixture is light and fluffy. Blend in flour.
4. Add melted chocolate, orange rind and cream. Beat until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.
5. Bake in a moderate oven 350 for 1 hour. Place a piece of foil under pan to catch any better that might seep through pan during baking. Turn off oven heat and let cake remain in oven




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