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Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Siemers Kiel
Added: Thursday, November 3, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust
2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
5 tbsp melted butter

Filling
3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, at room temperature
1 c. sugar
5 large eggs
2 ounces (2 squares) semisweet chocolate, melted

Frosting
6 ounces (6 squares) semisweet chocolate, melted
1/2 c. sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
1 To prepare crust, in a medium bowl, mix together
chocolate crumbs and melted butter until well blended. Press into a 9-inch springform pan.
2 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
3 To prepare filling, in a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, and eggs at medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Spoon half of cream cheese mixture into crust.
4 Stir chocolate into remaining cream cheese mixture until well blened. Drizzle over batter in crust to make swirls.
5 Bake cheesecake for 50 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack. Cool completely.
6 Transfer cheesecake to a serving platter, cover with plastic wrap, and chill for 2 hours.
7 Uncover cheesecake; carefully remove the side of the pan.
8 To prepare frosting, in a small bowl, mix together choclate and sour cream. Spread over cheesecake. Chill briefly until frosting is set.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes prep. 50 minutes baking, 2 hours chilling
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is rich but it is so good!

 

 

 

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