Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe


This heavenly smooth and decadent chocolate cheesecake recipe is the combination of two of life's greatest pleasures; chocolate and cheesecake. It is definitely not a recipe to make once a year, this is a well-deserved indulgence on a regular basis!

Chocolate Cheesecake


1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
3 Tablespoons butter
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 15 ounce package ricotta cheese, drained
3 Tablespoons milk
1/2 cup frozen egg substitute, thawed
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
2 Tablespoons praline liqueur
2 egg whites
1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons sugar

Chocolate Cheesecake Directions:

1. Melt butter. Add chocolate wafers, mix well. Line a springform pan with cookie mixture to form crust.

2. Beat cream cheese and ricotta cheese with an electic mixer in a medium mixing bowl until smooth.

3. Add milk and egg substitute, beating well. Add cocoa, vanilla extract, and praline liquer, beating well.

4. Beat egg whites at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tbsp. at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.

5. Fold stiff egg whites into the cheese filling mixture and spoon over cookie crust.

6. Bake at 275 degrees F for 1 hour. Turn off oven, and leave cheesecake in oven for an additional 30 minutes.

7. Remove from oven, cool, then cover and chill at least 4 hours before serving.

Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

This chocolate cheesecake recipe uses semi-sweet chocolate morsels along with cocoa for an intensely rich chocolate experience. It is pure decadence!



2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup butter, melted


1 (12 oz.) pkg. semisweet chocolate morsels
1 1/4 cup sugar
3 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 Tablespoon cocoa
1 (16 oz.) carton sour cream


1. Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, mixing well; firmly press on bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan.

2. Place semisweet morsels in top of double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts.

3. Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar, mixing well.

4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

5. Stir in cocoa, melted chocolate, and vanilla; mix until blended. Stir in sour cream, blending well. Pour into crust.

6. Bake at 300 degrees F for 1 hour and 40 minutes. Let cool to room temperature on a wire rack; chill at least 6 hours until firm.



Cheesecake Recipes List



Football and food go together. That's a lot of game day food pressure, so from appetizers to the best chili recipes ever...we'll make sure you don't fumble.

Best Chili Recipes

Game Day Recipes

   Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving Sides

From stuffing to potatoes and dozens of other mouth-watering sides, we've got the recipes for the perfect Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Sides

25 Days of Christmas

25 Days of Christmas

Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas with activities every day from December 1st until Christmas Day!

25 Days of Christmas Activities

Easy dinner recipes, dinner ideas, and pre-planned weekly dinner menus make having a homemade dinner easier than takeout. You may think you're making simple dinners each night but your family will remember those dinners as memorable moments in time.
Check out the best selection on the Internet; great dinners for real families in our Think Dinner section. Easy Dinner Recipes is where you'll find the free, easy family dinner plans.
Dinner Ideas is dinner central, the place to get all your dinner recipes. From ideas for tonight to recipes based on time, ingredients, and cooking style; we'd love to have you join us at the dinner table.