Coffee and chocolate cheesecake

    Coffee and chocolate cheesecake

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    About this recipe: A lovely chocolate cheesecake embellished with coffee-flavoured liqueur. Guaranteed to please! This cheesecake needs to chill in the refrigerator at least 8 hours so you may want to make it the day ahead.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 340g cream cheese
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 3 eggs, room temperature
    • 7 tablespoons whipping cream
    • 2 tablespoons coffee flavoured liqueur
    • 80g milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
    • 125ml whipped cream
    • grated plain chocolate to garnish

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Extra time:8hr chilling  ›  Ready in:9hr15min 

    1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
    2. In a mixing bowl blend cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Mix in 3 tablespoons whipping cream and the coffee-flavoured liqueur. Pour into an 20cm glass pie dish.
    3. In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate with remaining 4 tablespoons whipping cream.
    4. Drizzle chocolate in a spiral pattern over filling. Stir lightly with tip of table knife to achieve a marbling effect. Set the pie dish in a larger dish with water that comes halfway up side of dish.
    5. Bake at 150 C / Gas 2 until firm in the centre, about 55 minutes. Cool completely and refrigerate, covered with cling film, overnight. Garnish with whipped cream and grated chocolate.

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    11

    I made this cheesecake for my husband for Valentine's day. I asked him how many stars to give and he said 3. I did add a cookie crust. The cake was okay, but I was disapointed. You could tell there was a coffee taste to it (and I doubled the liquior) but we couldn't taste the chocolate at all. And I expected it to be really pretty, light brown with chocolate swirls, but it was instead a light brown with a darker brown bottom. My husband ate it, but said it wasn't my best. Thanks anyway though.  -  27 Feb 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    9

    This is a great recipe! I thought that 2 tablespoons of Kahlua would not do much for the flavor - it didn't seem like enough. But, I was wrong! It adds just enough flavor so that you can taste it, but it's not overwhelming. My only question with this recipe is that there was nothing said about a crust. I used a store-bought chocolate oreo crust anyway and it was a perfect compliment. I also used 16 oz of cream cheese (2 whole packages) because I thought "HEY the more cream cheese the better!". But it made too much batter and wouldn't all fit into the crust. Next time, I will just use the 12 oz. Overall, a really great-tasting cheesecake!  -  31 Jan 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    7

    wasnt bad when i made it first seem lacking so when i re-made it i added another 1/2 ounce chocolate and a teaspoon of instant coffee and a teaspoon of amaretto as well came out great.  -  28 Sep 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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