Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 55 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place first 3 ingredients in a bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until blended.
  3. Add crumbs; stir well.
  4. Firmly press mixture into bottom and 1 inch up sides of an 8-inch springform pan coated with cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes and let stand to cool.
  6. Combine rum and chocolate squares in top of a double boiler.
  7. Cook over simmering water for 2 minutes or until chocolate melts, stirring frequently.
  8. Remove from heat; add chocolate syrup, stirring until smooth.
  9. Preheat oven to 300°.
  10. Place cheeses in a large bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth.
  11. Add 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa, vanilla and salt; beat until smooth.
  12. Add rum mixture; beat at low speed until well blended.
  13. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  14. Pour cheese mixture into prepared pan and bake at 300° for 40 minutes or until almost set.
  15. Combine sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar and 2 teaspoons cocoa; stir well.
  16. Turn oven off and spread sour cream mixture over cheesecake.
  17. Let cheesecake stand for 45 minutes in an oven with door closed.
  18. Remove cheesecake from oven and let cool at room temperature.
  19. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
  20. Garnish with chocolate curls.

Reviews

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I doubled the recipe to make a really big cheesecake, so it took FOREVER to bake, but what a beautiful, delicious result.

Bogey'sMom November 20, 2003

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