Mocha Chip Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

This has always wowed my family and friends.

Top Review by Cranberry

This was my first attempt at a baked cheesecake. I substituted light cream cheese and baked it in the water bath. I also left it in the oven for an hour after baking with the heat turned off as the previous reviewer suggests. It turned out PERFECT (made it for a birthday party and everyone raved) and was so creamy and delicious. Thanks for a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, add the chocolate wafer crumbs and sugar; stir to mix.
  2. Add the melted butter; stir to combine.
  3. Press mixture onto the bottom and 2 inches up the sides of a greased 9-inch springform pan; set aside.
  4. In another mixing bowl, add the cream cheese and sugar; beat until smooth.
  5. Add the flour; beat well.
  6. Add the eggs; beat on low speed just until combined.
  7. In a smaller bowl, add the whipping cream and coffee granules; let sit for 1 minute.
  8. Add the coffee/whipping cream mixture and the vanilla to the cream cheese mixture; beat just until mixed.
  9. Fold in 3/4 cup chocolate chips.
  10. Pour mixture into prepared crust.
  11. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.
  12. Place cheesecake/pan in a large rectangular baking pan filled with 2 inches of hot water.
  13. Place in oven and bake at 325° for 50-55 minutes or until center is almost set.
  14. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.
  15. Refrigerate overnight.
  16. Remove sides of the pan.
  17. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

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