Chocolate Orange Supreme Cheesecake
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- 1 c
- chocolate wafers, crushed
- 1/4 tsp
- 3 Tbsp
- butter, melted
- 32 oz
- cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 c
- 1/2 c
- sour cream
- 1 tsp
- vanilla extract
- 1/2 c
- semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 Tbsp
- orange liqueur
- 1/2 tsp
- orange peel, grated
1BASE: Combine crumbs, cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan and bake at 325 for 10 minutes.
2BODY: 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.
3Blend in sour cream and vanilla.
4Blend chocolate into 3 cups batter; blend liqueur and peel into remaining batter.
5Pour chocolate batter over crust and bake at 350, 30 minutes.
6Reduce oven temperature to 325.
7Spoon remaining batter over chocolate layer; continue baking 30 minutes.
8Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
9Chill and garnish with chocolate curls, if desired.