Chocolate Cheesecake using cake mix

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

Thanks goodness for cake mixes. I'm not a "scratch person", and this one takes the cake!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
16 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
duncan hines deluxe deep chocolate cake mix
4
large eggs
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 8-oz pkg
cream cheese (softened)
3/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa
1-1/2 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
cool whip, thawed

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease a 13X9X2" pan. Reserve 1 cup dry cake mix for filling.

2For crust, mix together remaining dry cake mix, 1 egg and oil (mixture will be crumbly). Press mixture on bottom and 3/4 way up sides of pan.

3For filling, blend cream cheese, sugar and cocoa in large mixer bowl. Add remaining 3 eggs and reserved 1 cup cake mix. Beat 1 minute at medium speed. Turn to low speed. Add milk and vanilla extract, mixing until smooth. Turn filling into crust.

4Bake at 300 degrees for 55 to 65 minutes or until center is firm. Cool to room temperature. Spread cool whip over cheese cake. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy