Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

A five star chocolate cheesecake that is easy to make and delicious. I got this recipe from an old Philadelphia Brand cream cheese cookbook.
Recipe and photo from Kraft.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
vanilla wafer crumbs
1/2 c
chopped pecans
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/4 c
butter, melted

FILLING

2 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
2
eggs
1 pkg
(6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate pieces, melted
3 Tbsp
almond flavored liqueur or 2 tbsps. milk and 1/4 tsp. almond extract

TOPPING

2 c
sour cream
2 Tbsp
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Crust: Combine crumbs, pecans, sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9 inch spring form pan.
Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes.
2Combine cream cheese and brown sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Blend in chocolate and liqueur; pour over crust.
Bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes.
3Increase oven temperature to 425 degrees.
Combine sour cream and sugar; carefully spread over cheesecake.
Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Chill.

About this Recipe

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