Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

Anita Hoffman


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
30 Min


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

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

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

How to Make Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping


  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.

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About Chocolate Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

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

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