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Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Great American Home Baking

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
5 tbsps. butter, melted

Filling:
3 - 8oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
5 large eggs
2 - 2oz. squares semi sweet chocolate, melted

Frosting:
6 oz. (6 squares) semi sweet chocolate, melted
cup sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
To prepare crust, in a medium bowl, mix together chocolate crumbs and melted butter until well blended. Press into 9" springform pan. Preheat oven to 300F. 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. Stir chocolate into remaining cream cheese mixture until well blended. Drizzle over batter in crust to make swirls. Bake cheesecake for 50 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack. Cool completely. Transfer cheesecake to a serving plate, cover with plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours. Uncover cheesecake; carefully remove the side of pan. To prepare frosting, in a small bowl, mix together chocolate and sour cream. Spread over cheesecake. Chill briefly until frosting is set. Cheesecake can be make 3 days in advance and kept covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator or the cake can be frozen up to 3 weeks. Defrost before serving.

 

 

 

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