Black Forest Cheesecake Using Cherry Flavored Liqueur

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Dec. 15, 2011


Chocolate wafer crumbs 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , melted
Cream cheese 24 Ounce , softened (3 Packages, 8 Ounce Each)
Sugar 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Eggs 4
Kirsch/Other cherry flavored liqueur
Semi sweet chocolate square
Commercial sour cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Whipped cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Maraschino cherries with stems 6



1. Preheat the oven to 350°

2. Crumble the chocolate wafer crumbs and mash them with the softened butter. Mix the crumbs well and then press them firmly into the bottom and sides of a 9-inch spring form pan extending about 1 inch up sides of the pan.


3. With electric mixer, whip the cream cheese till light and fluffy while adding sugar to mix well.

4. Add eggs while beating well one at a time to get a uniform mix.

5. Add kirsch and blend well and pour into the prepared tin. Bake for 1 hour.

6. Let the cake cool to room temperature on a wire rack.

7. Melt the chocolate in top of a double boiler while the double pan is on the heat. When the chocolate is melted, add the sour cream and spread over the top of the prepared cake. Chill thoroughly.


8. Serve chilled garnished with whipped cream and cherries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 9

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 628Calories from Fat 378

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.2%

Saturated Fat 24 g120%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 351 mg14.63%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 47 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet