Chocolate Orange Supreme Cheesecake
chocolate wafers, crushed
cream cheese, softened
semi-sweet chocolate chips
orange peel, grated
BASE: Combine crumbs, cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan and bake at 325 for 10 minutes.
BODY: Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended; add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Blend in sour cream and vanilla.
Blend chocolate into 3 cups batter; blend liqueur and peel into remaining batter.
Pour chocolate batter over crust and bake at 350, 30 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 325.
Spoon remaining batter over chocolate layer; continue baking 30 minutes.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Chill and garnish with chocolate curls, if desired.