Black Forest Cheesecake

Black Forest Cheesecake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    slices


Ingredients

  • CHOCLATE WAFER CRUST

  • cup finely crushed chocolate wafers

  • 3

    tablespoons sugar

  • ¼

    cup butter, melted

  • BLACK FOREST FILLING

  • 24

    ounces cream cheese

  • ¾

    cup sugar

  • 5

    teaspons cornstarch

  • 3

    eggs

  • 1

    egg yolk

  • 1

    cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted

  • ½

    cup cherry schapps

  • 2

    teaspoons vanilla

  • cup bing cherries, pitted, chopped, and drained

  • CHOCOLATE CHERRY TOPPING

  • 1

    cup cherry preserves

  • 2

    teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1

    teaspoon cornstarch

  • chocolate icecream topping

Directions

CHOCOLATE WAFER CRUST In a small bowl stir together crumbs and sugar. Add melted butter. Stir till well combined. Press crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan. Set aside. BLACK FOREST FILLING In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, and cornstarch. Beat with an electric mixer till smooth. Add eggs and egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted chocolate, cherry schapps, and vanilla. Stir in cherries. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Lower temperature to 200 and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes or til the center no longer looks wet or shinny. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan. Turn the oven off; return the cake to the oven for an additional 1 hour. Chill, uncovered, overnight. CHOCOLATE CHERRY TOPPING In a small saucepan stir together cherry preserves, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Pour over cheesecake. Drizzle with chocolate icecream toppingt. Chill til serving time.


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