Rich Chocolate Cheesecake

Rich Chocolate Cheesecake

Serve this rich chocolate cheesecake with homemade whipped cream and ripe strawberries for a sweet twist on a decadent dessert.

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SKILL LEVEL : BeginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories420
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat28 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories420
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat28 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  • GRAHAM CRUST (recipe follows)
  • 3 packages cream cheese (8 oz. each) , softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • Sweetened whipped cream
  • Sliced strawberries

Directions

  • 1. Prepare GRAHAM CRUST. Heat oven to 450°F.
  • 2. Beat cream cheese, sugar, cocoa, sour cream and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until smooth. Add flour and eggs; beat well. Pour into prepared crust.*
  • 3. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 250°F; continue baking 30 minutes. Turn off oven; leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes without opening oven door. Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, loosen cake from side of pan.
  • 4. Cool completely; remove side of pan. Refrigerate several hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and strawberries. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake. Makes 12 servings.
  • GRAHAM CRUST; Heat oven to 350°F. Stir together 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) melted butter and margarine in medium bowl. Press mixture firmly onto bottom and 1/2 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8 minutes; cool slightly.
  • *Cheesecake is less likely to crack if baked in a water bath.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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