Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CourseMethod
DishSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

For crust
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Graham cracker crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Granulated sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cocoa3 Tablespoon
For filling
 Cream cheese16 Ounce, softened
 Granulated sugar1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Eggs4
 Frozen orange juice concentrate1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Semisweet chocolate chips1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Orange flavoring1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 677 Calories from Fat 366

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64%

Saturated Fat 22.3 g111.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 244.3 mg

Sodium 352.4 mg14.7%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g24%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 60.4 g

Protein 11 g22.2%

Vitamin A 27.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 10.4% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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.
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