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    Chocolate Grand Marnier Cheesecake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    6 hrs

    30 mins

    5 hrs 30 mins

    rsarahl's Note:

    Luscious chocolate-hazelnut-citrus indulgence. Cook time is chilling time.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Base ingredients

    • 3 1/2 tablespoons butter
    • 8 ounces plain chocolate wafer cookies, crushed (alternatively, use vanilla wafers)

    Filling Ingredients

    Sauce Ingredients

    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Lightly oil the base of a 9-inch spring form pan.
    2. 2
      Melt the butter in a pan, stir in the crushed cookies and press on to the base of the pan with clean fingers or the back of a spoon.
    3. 3
      Chill while preparing the filling.
    4. 4
      In a bowl, cream the sugar, Nutella and mascarpone or cream cheese until smooth.
    5. 5
      Add the melted chocolate and Grand Marnier and stir gently to combine.
    6. 6
      In a small glass bowl, dissolve the gelatin in the 1/4 cup of hot water (according to instructions on package).
    7. 7
      Fold the gelatin into the filling mixture along with the whipped cream.
    8. 8
      Pour this mixture over the base.
    9. 9
      Refrigerate for 4-5 hours, uncovered; do not unmold.
    10. 10
      To prepare the sauce, add the cream to the melted chocolate while it is still hot and stir in a tablespoon of Grand Mariner (or more to taste).
    11. 11
      When the cheesecake has set, pour the sauce over the top while it is still in the mold.
    12. 12
      Set back in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes before unmolding and serving.
    13. 13
      Garnish with orange zest or crushed hazelnuts, if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 16, 2006

      55

      Wonderful recipe. Relatively easy to make, this delectable cheesecake is creamy and rich all the way through. I would suggest doubling the sauce portion of the recipe.

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    • on September 07, 2004

      55

      Fantastic! Everyone loved it and all wanted the recipe. It is so light for a cheesecake. I whipped the 2 1/2 cups of whipping cream and folded it in, making it plentiful and light in texture.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Grand Marnier Cheesecake

    Serving Size: 1 (89 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 549.8
     
    Calories from Fat 315
    57%
    Total Fat 35.0 g
    53%
    Saturated Fat 15.7 g
    78%
    Cholesterol 41.7 mg
    13%
    Sodium 248.1 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 57.7 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
    20%
    Sugars 37.6 g
    150%
    Protein 7.0 g
    14%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    mascarpone cheese

    Grand Marnier

    Grand Marnier

    oranges, zest of

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