Chocolate Cheesecake

Recipe by Courtly
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Crust
  • 2
    cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 5
    tablespoons melted butter
  • Filling
  • 3
    (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 5
    large eggs
  • 2
    ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • Frosting
  • 6
    ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 12
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DIRECTIONS

  • To prepare crust, in a medium bowl, mix together chocolate crumbs and melted butter until well blended.
  • Press into a 9 inch springform pan.
  • Preheat oven to 300.
  • To prepare filling, in a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, and eggs at medium speed until smooth and fluffy.
  • Spoon half of cream cheese mixture into crust.
  • Stir chocolate into remaining cream cheese mixture until well blended.
  • Drizzle over batter in crust to make swirls.
  • Bake cheesecake for 50 minutes.
  • Transfer pan to a wire rack.
  • Cool completely.
  • Transfer cheesecake to a serving plater, cover with plastic wrap, and chill for 2 hours.
  • Uncover cheesecake; carefully remove the side of pan.
  • To prepare frosting, in a small bowl, mix together chocolate and sour cream.
  • Spread over cheesecake.
  • Chill briefly until frosting is set.
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