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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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: 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.
2
Combine 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.
3
In 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.
4
Bake on lowest rack at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.
5
Topping: 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