Royal Marble Cheesecake

Recipe by Julie in TX
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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat Oven to 400 degrees.
  • Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler, over hot water.
  • Combine 3/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and salt.
  • Cut in butter until particles are fine.
  • Stir in 2 tablespoons chocolate.
  • Press into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream 1 cup of sugar and the cream cheese.
  • Blend in 1/4 cup flour and the vanilla extract.
  • Add the egg yolks and beat well.
  • Blend in the sour cream.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Fold the beaten egg whites into the cream cheese mixture, making sure it is thoroughly mixed.
  • Combine the remaining chocolate mixture with 1 3/4 cups of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour 1/2 of remaining cream cheese mixture into prepared crust.
  • Spoon 1/2 of chocolate mixture over the top of the cream cheese mixture in the crust.
  • Pour the remaining cream cheese mixture over the top of this and then spoon on the remaining chocolate mixture.
  • Cut through the batter with a spatula to create the marble effect.
  • Put the cheesecake into the 400 degree oven and immediately turn the oven down to 300 degrees.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • Turn the oven off and let the cheese sit in the closed oven for 1 hour.
  • Cool on a rack away from drafts for 2-3 hours.
  • Chill at least 6 hours before serving.
  • To cut, use a wet, hot, sharp knife.
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