Mocha Almond Cheesecake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings5
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

For crust
 Enriched white bread slices2 , toasted and made into fine crumbs
For filling
 Part skim ricotta cheese2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
 Chocolate dietary frozen dessert24 Ounce
 Instant coffee powder2 Teaspoon, dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
 Unsweetened cocoa2 Teaspoon
 Artificial sweetener1 Gram (To Equal 2 Teaspoons Sugar)
 Almond extract1 Teaspoon
 Unflavored gelatin4 Tablespoon (4 Envelopes)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 373 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.7 mg

Sodium 232.4 mg9.7%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 27 g54.1%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 36.6% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In a small bowl, combine the bead crumbs, cocoa, and sweetener
3. Sprinkle the bottom and sides of the pan with the mixture such that they stick to the coated walls and bottom of the pan

MAKING
4. In a blender bowl, place half the ricotta cheese and blend till smooth
5. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl
6. Process the rest of the cheese and combine it with the rest of the cheese in the bowl.
7. Process the chocolate frozen dessert till it forms a smooth paste
8. Add the dessert paste to the cheese mixture and mix well again
9. Add the dissolved coffee and the extract toe the bowl and mix well again
10. In a small saucepan, pour a little water and sprinkle the gelatin on top of the water. Let this stand for a minute or till it is completely soft. Stir the mixture well
11. Add the dissolved gelatin to the cheese-dessert mixture and mix well again
12. Pour into prepared crust and, using a spatula, spread into an even layer.
13. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.

SERVING
14. Serve chilled
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