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This is the Most Delicious Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe


This is the Most Delicious 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 Recipe One


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 One

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.

Other Cheesecake Flavors to Try

Chocolate cheesecake is such a classic flavor of cheesecake. After trying this recipe out, give these other cheesecake flavors a try:

  • White chocolate raspberry. This is certainly a more decadent variation of chocolate cheesecake! The white chocolate and raspberry will combine to create a flavor that's sweet, but subtler than some of the other options on this list.
  • Espresso. This is perfect for the coffee lovers in your life. This cheesecake flavor offers a nice bite, while still maintaining the distinct flavor cheesecake is known for.
  • Lemon. If you want something more flavorful than regular cheesecake, but not something overpowering, then lemon cheesecake is right up your alley. Lemon cheesecake will satisfy your cravings, while remaining subtle enough in flavor.
  • Pumpkin. A perfect cheesecake flavor for the fall. Pumpkin pie is generally everyone's pumpkin dessert of choice, but why not give pumpkin cheesecake a try?
  • Caramel pecan. This sweet and savory cheesecake flavor is sure to become a favorite in your family. Add some salt into the caramel for a salted caramel pecan cheesecake, or leave it out to capitalize on the sweetness of ordinary caramel.
  • Peanut butter. Peanut butter is a common flavor for so many desserts. Pie, cookies, fudge, and ice cream are just a few. Have you ever given peanut butter cheesecake a try? If not, give it a go. You might just love it!
  • Strawberry. This is a great flavor to choose for summertime. Strawberries are often plentiful during this season, and their freshness will introduce even more flavor into your cheesecake. This is a simple flavor that everyone will love.

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