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Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

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Ingredients
For crust
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cocoa 3 Tablespoon
For filling
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Orange flavoring 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Crust: Melt butter in saucepan.
Stir in crumbs, sugar and cocoa.
Mix well.
Press into bottom of ungreased 9 inch (22 cm) springform pan.
Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 10 minutes.
Filling: Beat cream cheese and sugar at low speed until blended.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating slowly after each addition.
Mix in concentrated orange juice.
Melt chocolate chips in saucepan over low heat.
Stir to hasten melting.
Add to cheese mixture.
Add flavorings.
Pour into crumb-lined pan.
Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven for 70 minutes until top feels firm and dry.
Cake will quiver if pan is shaken slightly.
Cool at room temperature, then chill several hours or overnight before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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