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Chocolate Kahlua Cheesecake

Submitted by: | Source: Me

2010-05-03 Other
3.9 13

Ultra rich and chocolatey. If you like cheesecake, this will knock your socks off!

  • Servings: 12?
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

Crust:
2 cup Chocolate Wafer Crumbs
¼ cup Melted Butter
Filling:
¾ cup Semi-sweet or Dark Chocolate Chips, melted
¼ cup Heavy Cream
¼ cup Kahlua
32 oz Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup Sugar
⅓ cup Cocoa Powder
4 Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla
Ganache:
1 cup Semi-sweet or Dark Chocolate Chips, melted
¼ cup Heavy Cream
2 tsp Kahlua

Directions:

Heat oven to 325º

Prepare Crust: Mix chocolate wafer crumbs and melted butter. Press into bottom of a 9" springform pan.

For Filling: beat cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add remaining filling ingredients one at a time to make sure its thoroughly mixed. Scrape down the sides of the bowl too.

Pour filling into prepared crust and bake for about 40-50 minutes, or until filling is set (only just slightly wobbly). you might need to add more time - better to check on it early than over bake it! .

Let cake cool, then stir together the ganache ingredients and pour on top of the cake.

Refrigerate at least 6 hours before unmolding pan and serving. Garnish with whipped cream.