Chocolate Cappucino Cheesecake
cream cheese, room temperature
espresso or strong coffee
chocolate wafers, crushed
How to Make Chocolate Cappucino Cheesecake
1For crust: Combine 1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs, 1/4 cup softened butter, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; Mix well.
2Press mixture into buttered springform pan.
3For filling: Beat cream cheese until smooth.
4Gradually add sugar, mixing until well blended.
5Add eggs, one at a time.
6Beat at low speed until very smooth.
7Melt chocolate with cream over boiling water, stir until smooth.
8Blend well with cheese mixture.
9Add sour cream, salt, coffee liqueur and vanilla; beat until smooth.
11Bake in center of oven at 350 for 45 minutes or
until sides are puffed.
12Center will be soft but will firm up when chilled.
13Turn off oven; leave door ajar.
14Allow cake to cool in oven for 45 minutes.
15Cover and chill for 12 hours.
16Whip cream and flavor with sugar and liqueur.
17Garnish with mounds of whipped cream and chocolate leaves.
18For chocolate leaves: Brush real leaves on one side with melted chocolate and freeze until firm.
19Peel off leaves and freeze until needed.
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