If you love chocolate, this is the cheesecake recipe you have been waiting
for. It has a chocolate crumb crust, a creamy filling studded with chocolate
chips, and a creamy topping.
If you like dark rich chocolate, use quality semi-sweet chocolate chips like good pure dark chocolate chips.
1 1/2 cups Chocolate cookie crumbs
1/3 cup Melted margarine or butter
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. Cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Cocoa
3/4 cup Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1 cup Chocolate chips
1 cup Sour cream
2 Tb Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
Oven Temp ~ 375°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 inch springform pan
Combine chocolate cookie crumbs and
melted margarine or butter. Press into the bottom and halfway
up the sides of springform pan. Set aside.
In a food procesor, blend cream cheese, cocoa and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour over the cookie crust and bake the Chocolate Lover's Cheesecake at above temp.
Let cheesecake cool in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes, while heating the oven to 425F.
Blend sour cream, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread mixture on top of cooked chocolate portion of cake. Bake Lover's cheesecake again for 10 minutes.
Cool on wire rack. Loosen cheesecake from sides of pan with a knife or spatula. When cheesecake is completely cool, remove sides of pan.
Refrigerate cheesecake before serving. Store the cheesecake leftovers in refrigerator.
Did you say you're on a diet?
No desserts for 20 years?
Do you pass the cake and candy sections
With some heartfelt sighs and tears?
Go ahead !! Bake those gooey
Sticky sweet forbidden things.
But first put on your jogging outfit.
Your tennis shoes and exercise fling.
Run in place while stirring;
Time your cakes with jumping jacks.
Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.
And when you're out of breath and panting.
Pot holders around your prize.
Jog to the nearest 90 pound neighbor
And leave her your 1000 calorie surprise!