Monday, September 22, 2008

Kahlua Chocolate Cheesecake

Kahlua Chocolate Cheesecake

Chocolate cookie crumb crust
2 cups crushed oreo cookies
1/3 cup melted butter
3 tablspoon sugar

Filling:
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1/4 cup Kahlua
2 tablespoons butter
3 packages (8 ounce) cream cheese softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 egg whites
1 cup whipping cream



Prepare Chocolate Crumb crust. Press firmly in bottom of 9 in. springform pan, Preheat oven 350 degrees.

In small saucepan, over medium heat, melt chocolate with Kahlua and butter; stir until smooth. Set aside.

In bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, and vanilla. Add egg whites; beat on low.

Stir in cream

Gradually blend in chocolate mixture.

Turn into prepared crust.

Bake 40 minutes or until filling is barely set in center.

Remove from oven and let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

Then refrigerate several hours or overnight.


**I really like this cheesecake, its a nice chocolate flavor, but I think next time I may reduce the cream a bit and add more kahlua. I want more Kahlua taste!**

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