Double Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Oh my, doesn’t the photo for this decadent cheesecake just make your mouth water? This wonderful recipe (which I’m dying to try) is from eMeals
Double Chocolate Cheesecake
: dessert
Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 1 c chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  • ¼ c sugar
  • ¼ c butter, melted
  • Filling:
  • 4-1 oz squares bittersweet chocolate
  • 2 T butter
  • 24 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ⅔ c sugar
  • 4 t cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ c sour cream
  • 2 t vanilla
  • Chocolate Sauce:
  • 2 oz semisweet chocolate (2-1 oz squares)
  • 2 T heavy whipping cream
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter.
  2. Press mixture into bottom and ½-inch up sides of a 9” spring-form pan.
  3. In a bowl, combine bittersweet chocolate & butter; microwave on High in 30 second intervals, stirring between each.
  4. In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and cocoa powder with a mixer until creamy.
  5. Add eggs and egg yolks, beating just until combined.
  6. Stir in melted chocolate mixture, sour cream, and vanilla.
  7. Pour into prepared crust, and bake at 300˚ for 1 hour and 5 minutes, or until just set.
  8. Remove from oven, and run knife around edges.
  9. Cool completely and chill at least 4 hours.
  10. In a bowl, combine semisweet chocolate and cream.
  11. Microwave on High in 30 second intervals, stirring between each. Spread evenly over each cheesecake.

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About Jessica Acs

Originally from Victoria BC, Canada, I'm now living in Chicago IL. I mostly just make mini albums now, and I’m the author of Memory Makers Book: “Outstanding Mini Albums”, 2009. I am a Certified Ranger Educator and I previously taught classes in Vancouver BC, as well as at Scrapbooking Conventions around the USA. I'm also an Exotic Animal Trainer/ Wildlife Educator and with my husband we do educational live animal shows for schools, parties and events. We literally have a small zoo at our home, with over 70 different animals. To add even more excitement to our lives, we recently became new parents when we welcomed our baby girl, Ava, in July 2012. As well as here at Homeketeers, I can be found over on my other 2 sites: www.jessicaacs.com and www.outstandingminialbums.com

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