My Favourite Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

    My Favourite Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

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    About this recipe: I have had other chocolate chip cheesecakes and this is by far the best, as well as the easiest to prepare! I love the chocolate biscuit base and it looks gorgeous when speckled with miniature chocolate chips.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 110g chocolate biscuit crumbs
    • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 675g cream cheese, softened
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 3 eggs
    • 120ml soured cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 170g miniature plain chocolate chips

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr5min  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a medium bowl, combine biscuit crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom of 23cm springform cake tin. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
    2. In large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar and flour. Mix at medium speed until well blended. Stir in eggs one at a time. Blend in soured cream and vanilla. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour cheesecake mixture over baked base.
    3. Bake in preheated oven for 55 minutes. Allow to cool completely before removing from tin. Store in refrigerator.

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    I baked this for a pre-prom dinner for my son, his date, and another couple. I wanted it to be perfect - and it was awesome! I bought two pre-made chocolate crumb pie shells to use as the crust. I buttered the sides and the bottom of the springform pan before pressing the crumbs/butter mixture in the pan. I used two premade crusts in order to have my crust go up the sides of the cheesecake. All my cheesecake ingredients were at room temp. I researched (on this site) how to bake it in a water bath...check the article by Jennifer Anderson. I so hoped it would not have a crack when it was baked, but there was one (just one) and so I used a hot,wet knife to rub on top until the crack was gone. I kept the cake wrapped in the fridge for two days. On the day of the prom, I took it out of the springform pan, and prior to serving it, I sprinkled oreo crumbs on top and placed oreos (cut in half) around the edges. I cannot tell you how wonderful this looked and tasted. It's not easy to totally wow teenagers, but this did the trick. Thank you, Kristy!  -  24 Apr 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    34

    The only reason this doesn't get 5 stars is the base ingredients as written are not enough to cover the pan. I had to double the amount to get a decent base. That aside this is an excellent cheesecake that went down very well on Christmas Day. Thanks.  -  28 Dec 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    23

    This was fabulous! I did add more cookie crumbs for the base, as well as butter to accommodate. I also melted some semi-sweet chocolate and marbled the top. My guests LOVED it! I will definitely be making this again.  -  09 Sep 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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