Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake

2
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

How to Make Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake

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.

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About Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake

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