Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe is a luscious dessert that will surely satisfy your cravings for sweets and chocolates.


Chocolate cheesecake recipe are commonly eaten on coffee shops to complement your favorite coffee concoction. Cheesecakes can either be baked or unbaked. The unbaked cheesecake is far easier to make, but the taste of the baked cheesecake is smooth and creamy. This is because of the eggs used in the baked cheesecakes.

Chocolate cheesecake recipe is made from melted chocolates, cream cheese, and biscuit crust or pastry crust. The chocolates make the chocolate cake recipe more palatable. Cheesecakes are originally from Greece but are more popular to the USA. However, the Italians are also regarded as producers of cheesecakes; they use mascarpone and ricotta instead of the usual cream cheese that Americans use. Be creative and you can also make chocolate cheese cupcake recipes.

Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour

This chocolate cheesecake recipe is not too sweet because of the addition of espresso. Be careful in adding the espresso so that the recipe will not become too bitter. This can yield a 9-inch cheesecake.

Ingredients:
Crust:
1 1/2 cups Oreo cookies (filling removed and then crushed finely)
1/2 cup of granulated sugar
1/2 cup of melted butter

Cheesecake:
1 (225 gram) cream cheese
1 and 1/2 cups of semi-sweet chocolates (chopped)
2 tablespoons of espresso coffee powder dissolved in 1 tablespoon of hot water
1 cup of granulated sugar
2 tablespoons of flour
3 medium eggs
2 egg yolks
1 cup of all-purpose cream

Instructions:
1. Let the cream cheese soften and place it in a mixing bowl.
2. In another mixing bowl, combine the crushed oreo cookies, sugar and the melted butter.
Press this crust mixture firmly on a 9-inch spring form pan. Put a cling wrap on top and chill.
3. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a double boiler, melt the chocolates and add the espresso mixture. Stir to combine.
4. In a stand mixer with a wire whip attachment, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Carefully add in the sugar. Continue beating until fluffy and light. Add the egg yolks and eggs. Beat well.
5. Add in the chocolate mixture and add the flour. Beat in low speed for 1 minute.
6. Transfer into spring form pan and bake for 1 hour.
7. After one hour, turn the heat off and let the cheesecake stay inside the oven for 30 minutes.
8. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and let cool on the wire rack. Chill for 5 hours or more before serving.

chocolate espresso cheesecake recipe

Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour

Amaretto is a liquor from Italy and comes with an almond-like flavor when used in baking. This chocolate cheesecake recipe yields a 10-inch cheesecake.

Ingredients:
For the crust:
1/4 cup of melted butter
1 and 1/2 cups of graham crackers (crushed)
1/4 cup of Dutch-processed cocoa powder
2 tablespoons of granulated sugar

For the filling:
1 cup of chopped semi-sweet chocolate
2 cups of cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup of granulated sugar
3 pieces of eggs
1 cup of sour cream
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/3 cup of amaretto liquor

Topping:
1/4 cup of semisweet chocolate shavings

Instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Prepare the crust by combining all the crust recipes in a mixing bowl.
3. In a 10-inch spring form pan, press the crust mixture and set aside in the chiller.
4. Meanwhile, make the filling by melting the chocolates in a double-boiler. Allow the chocolate to cool.
5. Beat the cream cheese and sugar until well combined and fluffy. Mix the eggs carefully.
6. Stir in the vanilla, sour cream and amaretto liquer. Pour the filling on the crust and bake for 1 hour.
7. Remove from the oven and let cool. Once it has cooled, chill for 12 hours before serving.
8. Garnish with chocolate shavings. Slice into wedges.

chocolate amaretto cheesecake recipe

Low-Calorie Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

This is a low-calorie chocolate cheesecake recipe that uses cottage cheese instead of the traditional cream cheese. The taste is still absolutely delicious. This can make 8-12 servings.

Ingredients:
For the crust:
2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup cold butter
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup water

Filling:
2 tablespoons of gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 and 1/4 cups of cottage cheese
1/2 cup of granulated sugar
2 egg yolks
1 cup of melted bitter sweet chocolate
250 grams of heavy cream or all-purpose cream
250 ml of fresh milk

Instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Prepare the crust by sifting the flour and salt together in a bowl. Cut in the butter by using two forks. Add in the egg yolks and water. Combine well and form into a ball.
3. Roll out the dough by using a rolling pin, when the dough is 1/8 inch thick wide, transfer into a 9-inch spring form pan.
4. Bake blind into the oven for 15 minutes, by placing some dried beans on top of the crust to prevent it from ballooning during baking. Set aside the baked crust
5. Prepare the filling by cooking the egg yolks in double boiler. Beat the yolks until the yolks reaches 200 degree Fahrenheit, add in the chocolate. Turn off the heat and set aside and let cool.
6. In a small pan, place the gelatin cold water and heat until dissolved. In a stand mixer, combine the rest of the ingredients for the filling including the egg yolk-chocolate mixture.
7. Transfer into the pre-baked crust and chill for at least 5 to 8 hours or until set.
8. Decorate with whipped cream and chocolate curls if desired.

low-calorie chocolate cheesecake recipe

Remember that you should allow the cheesecake to cool very slowly. Quick temperature changes cause cracks in the surface. Do not cover cheesecakes that are cooling, because moisture will form on the top. Fully cooled cheesecake should be covered with a cling wrap or foil.

Chocolate cheesecake recipe never fail to make people drool over a slice. Serve it as a dessert or top with some fresh fruits like strawberries for added flair. You can even serve together with Chocolate Mousse Recipe. Try one or the entire chocolate cheesecake recipe here and get ready to be applauded.

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