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Dark Chocolate Cheese Cake Recipe

Dark Chocolate Cheese Cake is a popular American Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 3 - large eggs
  • 1.75 cup - dark chocolate chunks
  • 1.5 cup - graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup plus 2 tbsp - granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup - butter, melted
  • 3 packs (8 oz each) Cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup - sour Cream
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup - heavy whipping Cream
  • How to Make Dark Chocolate Cheese Cake:

    1. Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
    2. Tightly wrap outside, bottom and side of 9-inch spring form pan with 2 pieces of foil to prevent leakage.
    3. Microwave 1.25 cups chunks in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir
    4. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth.
    5. Cool to room temperature.
    6. Combine crumbs, 2 tbsp granulated sugar and butter in ungreased 9-inch-springform pan
    7. Beat cream cheese, remaining 1 cup sugar, sour cream and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy
    8. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition
    9. Beat in melted chocolate until well blended
    10. Pour onto crust.
    11. Place pan in large roasting pan; fill roasting pan with hot water to 1-inch depth.
    12. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until edges are set
    13. Remove cheesecake from water bath to wire rack
    14. Run knife around edge of cheesecake
    15. Refrigerate for 1 hour and remove side of pan.
    16. Microwave remaining chunks and whipping cream in small, uncovered microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir.
    17. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth; cool for 5 minutes. Spread over cheesecake.
    18. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.


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