Chocolate Cheesecake

chocolate cheesecake
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5 from 1 vote
Everyone's a chocolate lover when it comes to this special dessert. "It melts in your mouth!" and "Very smooth and fudgy!" are typical comments I've heard after guests take a bite. For a fun taste twist, spoon cherry or strawberry topping over each slice of this chocolate cheesecake.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: cheesecake, chocolate
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 411 kcal
(approx.)

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted

FILLING:

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 packages cream cheese, softened 8 ounces each
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add eggs; beat on low just until combined. Stir in vanilla and melted chocolate just until blended. Pour filling over crust.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Garnish slices with strawberries and chocolate shavings if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.