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My Valentine Chocolate Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Dark chocolate wafer crumbs 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Softened butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Semisweet chocolate chips 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg 2
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rum/Rum flavoring 2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 8 Ounce
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Whipped cream 40 Gram
  Diced maraschino cherries 20 Gram
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

MAKING
2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine 1 1/3 cups chocolate wafer crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar, ¼ cup softened butter, and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon. Use a fork or pastry blender to mix until crumbly. Firmly press into bottom of a 10-inch springform pan; set aside.
3. Melt 1 ½ cups chocolate chips over hot water in the top of a double boiler; set aside.
4. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 eggs, ½ cup sugar, 2 teaspoons rum, and an 8-oz. carton sour cream. Use an electric mixer to blend until smooth.
5. Add (2) 8-oz. packages cubed and softened cream cheese and blend until smooth. Continue blending and gradually add 1 ½ cups melted chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Blend well.
6. Pour cheesecake batter over chocolate crust. Bake for 45 minutes, or until cheesecake is set in center.

FINALIZING
7. Cool at room temperature for at least 1 hour. Chill at least 6 hours.
8. Remove sides of springform pan and place on serving plate.
9. Before serving, garnish with whipped cream or whipped topping, along with diced maraschino cherries.

SERVING
10.Slice into pie-shaped pieces to serve. Enjoy!

Happy Valentine's Day from Betty & Rick!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Ingredient: 
Chocolate Chips
Interest: 
Party, Romance
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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