Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

Candace Vaughan

By
@cnv24

This recipe is quick and easy for a cheesecake. Total time to make is less than 2 1/2 hours. Hope you enjoy it!


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Rating:

Serves:

8-10

Prep:

55 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

PIE DOUGH

4 Tbsp
butter, plus extra for greasing
scant 11/2 c
all purpose flour plus extra for dusting
2 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa
2 Tbsp
golden superfine sugar
1/4 c
ground almonds
1
egg yolk

FILLING

2
eggs, seperated
scant 1/2 c
golden superfine sugar
11/2 c
cream cheese
4 Tbsp
ground almonds
2/3 c
heavy cream
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
confectioners sugar for dusting top

Directions Step-By-Step

1
grease an 8-inch loose bottom cake pan. To make the pie dough, sift the flour and unsweetened cocoa into a bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs. Stir in the sugar and ground almonds. Add the egg yolk and sufficient water to make a soft dough.
2
Roll the pie dough out on a lightly dloured work counter and use to line the prepared pan. Let chill for 30 min. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
3
To make the filling, put the egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl and whisk until thick and pale. Whisk in the cream cheese, gtound almonds,cream,unsweetened cocoa, and vanilla extract until well combined.
4
Add the egg whites in a large bowl and whisk until stiff but not dry. Stir a little of the egg white into the cheese mixture, then fold in the remainder. Pour into the pastry shell. Bake in the oven for 1 hour 30 minutes, until well risen and just firm to the touch.
5
Carefully remove from the pan and dust with confectioners' sugar.
6
Slice and serve warm!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids