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!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:

Comments:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease a 13X9X2" pan. Reserve 1 cup dry cake mix for filling.
2
For 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.
3
For 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.
4
Bake 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