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- 1-1/2 c
- vanilla wafer crumbs
- 6 Tbsp
- melted butter
- 2 oz
- unsweetened baking chocolate
- 8-oz. packages cream cheese, softened
- 1 c
- granulated sugar
- eggs, slightly beaten
- 3 c
- sour cream
- 2 tsp
- vanilla extract
- 1/2 c
- strawberry preserves
- sweet chocolate shavings (optional)
- sliced strawberries (optional)
1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2FOR THE CRUST: combine crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 10-inch springform pan. Chill.
3Following package directions, melt 2 oz. chocolate in microwave; cool. Set aside.
4In large bowl, combine cheese and sugar.
5Beat on medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
6Add eggs; one at a time, beating well after each addition.
7Blend in sour cream.
8Divide mixture evenly among three small bowls.
9To first bowl, add melted chocolate; blend.
10To second bowl, add vanilla; blend.
11To third bowl, add strawberry preserves; blend.
12Pour chocolate batter into prepared pan. Pour vanilla batter over chocolate layer. Pour strawberry batter over vanilla layer.
13Bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/2 hours.
14Turn off oven; let cool.
15Loosen cake from rim of pan but do not unmold.
16Chill several hours; unmold. Garnish with chocolate shavings and strawberries (if desired).