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DESSERT RECIPE: Chocolate Cheesecake


Crust
2-cups chocolate wafer crumbs
5-tbsp melted butter
Filling
1-8oz packages cream cheese (room temperature)
1-cup sugar
5-large eggs
2-oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted (2 squares)
Frostings
6-oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted (6 squares)
1/2-cup sour cream


Crust
In a medium bowl, mix together the crumbs with the melted butter
Press into a 9-inch springform pan
Filling
Preheat oven to 300*F
In a large bowl, beat together the 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 to wire rack to cool completely
Transfer cheesecake to a serving plate and cover with plastic wrap
Chill for 2 hours
Frosting
Uncover cheesecake and carefully remove side of pan
In a small bowl, mix together the chocolate and sour cream
Spread over cheesecake
Chill briefly so frosting sets

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