Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This delicious cheesecake is creamy, flavorful and has the wonderful combination of orange and chocolate to make a special treat for the holidays.
Recipe and photo adapted from Kraft.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
3 Tbsp
butter, melted

FILLING

4 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
4
eggs
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla
1 pkg
(4 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate, melted
2 Tbsp
orange flavored liqueur
1 tsp
orange zest
1/2 c
orange marmalade

Step-By-Step

1Crust: Combine crumbs, cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.
2Combine cream cheese and sugar in large bowl, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
Add sour cream and vanilla.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
3In a medium bowl, blend melted chocolate into 3 cups batter.
Pour chocolate batter over crust.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Stir zest and liqueur into remaining batter; refrigerate until ready to use.
Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
4Spoon remaining batter over baked chocolate layer; continue baking 30 minutes or until center is almost set. Leave cheesecake in the oven for 1 hour after turning the oven off with the door open, to prevent cracking on the top surface.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Refrigerate 4 hours.
Heat marmalade just until warmed; spoon over cheesecake just before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American