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Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake
Source: Eating Well



Rating:
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 330 minutes
Difficulty: Difficult

Nutrition Facts

Makes 16 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 0.0
Total Carbs 0.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Total Fat 0.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 0.0 mg
Protein 0.0 g
Sodium 0.0 mg
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

Crust
1 tbsp  brown sugar
1 tbsp  canola oil

Filling
1 cup  packed brown sugar
0 3/4 cup  unsweetened cocoa powder
0 1/4 cup  cornstarch
2 tbsp  instant coffee granules
2 tsp  vanilla extract
0 1/4 tsp  salt
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Put a kettle of water on to heat for the water bath. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Wrap the outside bottom of the pan with a double thickness of foil.
  2. To prepare crust: Blend crumbs, sugar, oil and coffee in a small bowl with a fork or your fingertips. Press into the bottom of the pan.
  3. To prepare filling: Puree cottage cheese in a food processor until very smooth, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides. Add cream cheese, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cocoa and cornstarch. Process until smooth. Add egg, egg whites, coffee, vanilla, salt and chocolate and blend well. Pour into the crust-lined pan.
  4. Place the cheesecake in a roasting pan and pour in enough boiling water to come 1/2 inch up the side of the springform pan. e the cheesecake until the edges are set but the center still jiggles, about 50 minutes. Turn off the oven. Spray a knife with cooking spray and run it around the edge of the pan. Let stand in the oven, with the door ajar, for 1 hour. Transfer from the water bath to a wire rack; remove foil. Let cool to room temperature, about 2 hours. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chilled. efore serving, garnish the cheesecake with chocolate-covered coffee beans, if using.

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