Rabu, 13 Agustus 2014

Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake


I made this cake for my dad's birthday and I must say it was perfect for the occasion. Everyone absolutely enjoyed it.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup toasted, chopped pecan
  • 4 (1-ounce) unsweetened chocolate baking squares
  • 1 cup butter, softene
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 7 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 Chocolate Glaze
  • Garnishes: fresh mint sprigs, sliced strawberries
Instructions:
  1. Sprinkle 1/2 cup pecans evenly over the bottom of each of 2 greased and floured 9-inch springform pans.
  2. Microwave chocolate squares in a microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 1 1/2 minutes, stirring at 30-second intervals until melted. Stir until smooth.
  3. Beat butter and 2 cups sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add 4 eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Add melted chocolate, beating just until blended.
  4. Add flour, beating at low speed just until blended.
  5. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and chocolate morsels.
  6. Divide batter evenly between pans, spreading over chopped pecans.
  7. Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth; add 1 3/4 cups sugar, beating until blended.
  8. Add 7 eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla. Divide cream cheese mixture evenly between each pan, spreading over brownie batter.
  9. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until set. Remove from oven; cool completely on wire racks.
  10. Spread top of each cooled cheesecake with 1 recipe Chocolate Glaze; cover and chill 8 hours. Remove sides of pans before serving.
  11. Garnish, if desired.

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