Black Bottom Cheesecake

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READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In' Cheesecake Extraordinaire'

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. The crust-in a small bowl stir together the crushed cookies and melted butter until well combined.
  2. Press crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan.
  3. The filling-in a large bowl combine the cream cheese, sugar, cornstarch, and sour cream; beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  4. Add eggs and egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Beat in melted chocolate, light rum, and vanilla extract.
  6. Stir in whipping cream.
  7. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust.
  8. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
  9. Lower temperature to 200° and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the center no longer looks wet or shiny.
  10. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan.
  11. Turn the oven off; return the cake to the oven for an additional 1 hour.
  12. Chill, uncovered, overnight.
  13. The topping-in a small bowl beat whipping cream, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, and rum with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  14. Pipe whipped cream mixture around the edge of the cheesecake.
  15. Garnish with chocolate curls; chill until serving time.

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