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Hershey Special Dark Truffle Brownie Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for Hershey Special Dark Truffle Brownie Cheesecake, by , is from Pfeiffer Pfamily Cookbook 2011, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane Lockyer
Added: Thursday, February 17, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
BROWNIE LAYER:
6 Tbsp. melted butter
1 1/4 cups of sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 cup flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt

TRUFFLE CHEESECAKE LAYER:
3 pkgs. (8 oz.) Cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
4 eggs
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
2 cups (12-oz.) chocolate chips
1/2 tsp. shortening (do not use butter or margarine or oil)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Grease 9-inch springform pan.
BROWNIE LAYER: Stir together melted butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; stir until blended. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; blend well. Spread in prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until brownie layer pulls away from side of pan.
TRUFFLE CHEESECAKE LAYER: Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in eggs, heavy cream, vanilla and salt until well blended. Place chips in large microwave bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1-1/2 minutes or until chips are melted and smooth when stirred. Gradually blend melted chocolate into cheesecake batter.
Remove Brownie layer from oven and immediately spoon cheesecake mixture over brownie. Return to oven; continue baking 45 to 50 minutes until center is almost set. Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, loosen cake from side of pan. Cool to room temperature and remove side of pan. Top with a good ganache. and dollops of whipping cream. Keep cheesecake in refrigerator. ..

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 to 12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ganache recipe is in this section.

 

 

 

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