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Create Your Own Delicious Black Forest Cheesecake Recipe


Create Your Own Delicious Black Forest Cheesecake Recipe

Black Forest is the showstopping combination of dark chocolate and cherries. But for this classic combo, we decided to add our own spin and create a recipe you'll want to bookmark for the future. If you're looking for a cross between Black Forest and cheesecake, look no further. This is a classic recipe out of the Black Forest of Germany with chocolate, cherries, and cream cheese. It's a decadent showstopper you'll want to make time and time again!

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Black Forest Cheesecake Ingredients


  • 1 cup of chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 3 Tablespoons margarine, melted


  • 16oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 6oz semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract


  • 21oz of cherry or strawberry pie filling
  • Frozen whipped topping, thawed
Bowl of Cherries


Black Forest Cheesecake Directions

1. Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.

2. Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

3. Blend in heavy cream, chocolate and extract, and mix until smooth. Pour mixture over crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

4. Loosen cake from rim of pan. Cool before removing rim of pan. Chill for at least 6 hours..

5. Top cheesecake with pie filling and whipped topping just before serving. Spoon pie filling to within one and a half inches of edge of cheesecake. About every three inches around the edge, place a dollop of whipped cream.

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