Marbled Chocolate Cheesecake

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8-10


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


  • 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°F.
  • 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.
  • Spoon over batter in crust.
  • Run a butter knife (careful not to touch crust) in a"S" curve through batter ONCE.
  • Bake cheesecake for 50 minutes.
  • Transfer pan to wire rack to cool completely.
  • After cooled, transfer cheesecake to serving plate, cover with plastic wrap and chill for at at least 2hours.
  • Uncover cheesecake; carefully remove the side of pan.
  • To prepare frosting, in a small bowl, mix chocolate and sour cream.
  • Spread over cheesecake.
  • Chill briefly until frosting is set.