Mocha Cheesecake

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

This is another of the recipe that I found in my MOM's collection - I do enjoy sharing all of her recipes with all of you and I'm sure she would like it too!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • BASE

  • 1 12 cups chocolate wafers, finely crushed
  • 13 cup butter, melted
  • 12 tablespoon sugar
  • FILLING

  • 2 squares sweet chocolate (1 oz each)
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 2 -3 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 1 dash salt
  • chocolate cookies (to garnish)
  • raspberries or other berries (to garnish)
  • chocolate leaves (to garnish)

Directions

  1. Combine wafer crumbs, butter and sugar. Butter sides and bottom of 8-inch springform pan.
  2. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of pan.
  3. Melt chocolate over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until smooth.
  4. Beast cream cheese until soft and smooth. Add eggs one at a time to cream cheese. Gradually add sugar, mixing until well blended.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Add melted chocolate, instant coffee and salt. Stir until blended.
  7. Turn mixture into prepared pan. Bake cake at 350F in center of oven for about 40 minutes or until cake center is almonst set. It will firm when chilled.
  8. Let cheesecake cool on counter for 45 minutes. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  9. Remove sides of pan. Garnish with berries and chocolate leaves - DELICIOUS!

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