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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: Combine crumbs, cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.
2
Combine 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.
3
In 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.
4
Spoon 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