Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

For true chocolate lovers, a rich, creamy, delicious cheesecake that will tempt your taste buds.
Photo adapted from My Good Food.


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Rating:
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Serves:
12-14
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
graham cracker crumbs (can use chocolate wafer crumbs)
1 Tbsp
sugar
2 Tbsp
butter

FILLING

1 pkg
(3 ounces) chocolate pudding mix (not instant)
3/4 c
sugar
1 c
milk
1
unsweetened chocolate square
3 pkg
(8 ounces) each cream cheese, softened
3
egg yolks
2 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
salt
3
egg whites

TOPPING

1 c
sour cream (optional)
1/4 c
powdered sugar (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Crust: Mix crumbs, 1 tbsp. sugar and the butter.
Press into 9 inch spring form pan to which sides have been greased.
Press crumbs up sides of pan to within 1 inch from the top of pan.

2Combine pudding mix, 3/4 cup sugar and the milk in a saucepan.
Add chocolate. Cook and stir over medium heat until chocolate is melted and mixture comes to a full boil.
Remove from heat; cover surface with wax paper and set aside.

3In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
Add egg yolks and beat well.
Blend in vanilla, salt and pudding.
Beat egg whites and fold into cheese mixture.
Pour into pan.

4Bake on lowest rack at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.

5Topping: Blend sour cream and powdered sugar; spread on hot cheese cake.
Bake at 425 degrees another 2 minutes.
Cool.

About this Recipe

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