Chocolate Topped Orange Cheesecake

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READY IN: 5hrs 15mins
Recipe by July Girls

We made this for my daughter's birthday, and we can't wait to find another excuse to make it again!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Crust

  • 2 cups honey maid graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons butter or 4 tablespoons margarine
  • 14 cup sugar
  • Cheesecake Batter

  • 4 (8 ounce) packages neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup fat free sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • Topping

  • 13 cup betty crocker chocolate fudge frosting, melted
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange peel


  1. CRUST: Preheat oven to 325°F Mix Crust ingredients; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minute
  2. BATTER: Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer until well blended. Mix in Batter Flavorings. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
  3. BAKING: Bake 60 min or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.
  4. TOPPING: Drizzle each cheesecake slice with melted fudge frosting and garnish with grated orange peel.

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