Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 5 Min
Ready In1 Hr 35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Chocolate wafers24 , finely crushed
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Non fat cottage cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg beaters1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Light cream cheese12 Ounce, softened (Neufchatel)
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Unsweetened cocoa1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Powdered sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Non fat sour cream3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Lavender flowers1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1273 Calories from Fat 226

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.2%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g38.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.7 mg

Sodium 1760.2 mg73.3%

Total Carbohydrates 227 g75.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.8 g67.3%

Sugars 124.7 g

Protein 41 g81.6%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 0.25%

Calcium 36.8% Iron 32.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In small bowl, toss chocolate wafer crumbs with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until crumbs are moistened.
Press onto bottom of 8-inch springform pan; set aside.
In electric blender container or food processor, blend cottage cheese and Egg Beaters until smooth, scraping down sides of container as necessary.
In large bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar until smooth.
Add cottage cheese mixture, cocoa, flour and vanilla; beat until well blended and smooth.
Pour batter into prepared crust.
Bake at 300°F for 60 to 65 minutes or until puffed and set.
Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes.
Carefully run metal spatula around edge of cheesecake to loosen.
Cover; chill at least 4 hours.
In small bowl, combine powdered sugar and sour cream.
Serve with cheesecake.
Garnish with lavender.
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