Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

5
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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)

How to Make Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

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.

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About Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

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