Kahlua Cheesecake

Recipe by Lennie
READY IN: 24hrs 50mins


  • Crust
  • 1 13
    cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 14
    cup softened butter
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • Cheesecake
  • 1 12
    cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 14
    cup Kahlua or 1/4 cup coffee-flavored liqueur
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened


  • Cut softened cream cheese into pieces.
  • Prepare chocolate crumb crust and press firmly into a nine-inch springform pan.
  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate with Kahlua and butter; stir until smooth.
  • Set aside.
  • In bowl, combine eggs, sugar and salt; add sour cream and blend well.
  • Add cream cheese to egg mixture; beat until smooth.
  • Gradually blend in chocolate mixture.
  • Turn into prepared crust and bake for 35 minutes or until filling is barely set in centre.
  • Turn off heat and let stand in oven for 15 minutes with door open; then take out of oven and let stand at room temperature for one hour.
  • Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings if desired.