Neapolitan Cheesecake

Recipe by shimmerchk
READY IN: 1hr 38mins




  • Combine crumbs and 3 tablespoons of butter; press onto the bottom of an ungreased 9-in.
  • springform pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes; Cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Divide into three portions, about 1 2/3 cups each.
  • Melt 2 squares semisweet chocolate (I microwave them at 50% power for 1-2 minutes to get them melted); stir into one portion of the batter.
  • Melt 2 squares of white chocolate; stir into second portion.
  • Stir strawberries into the remaining batter.
  • Spread semisweet mixture evenly over crust.
  • Carefully spread white chocolate mixture onto chocolate mixture, then strawberry mixture.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 300 degrees.
  • Bake 50-55 minutes or until center is nearly set.
  • Remove from oven; immediately run a knife around edge.
  • Cool; remove from pan.
  • Melt remaining semisweet chocolate, remaining butter and 1 teaspoon of shortening; cool for 2 minutes.
  • Pour over cake.
  • Melt remaining white chocolate and shortening then drizzle over glaze.
  • Refrigerate until cold before serving.