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                       CHOCOLATE CAPPUCINO CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Chocolate
                 Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   24       oz           Cream cheese -- room temp
    1       c            Sugar, white
    3       lg           Eggs
    8       oz           Chocolate, semi-sweet
    2       tb           Whipping cream
    1       c            Sour cream
      1/4   ts           Salt
    2       ts           Espresso, instant -- dissolved
                         -in 1/4 cup hot water
      1/4   c            Coffee liqueur
    2       ts           Vanilla extract
    1       c            Whipping cream
    2       tb           Sugar, confectioners
    2       tb           Coffee liqueur
 
   ***CHOCOLATE CRUST:****
   Combine 1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs, 1/4 cup soften
   butter, 2 Tbsp. sugar and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon; Mix well.
   Press mixture into buttered springform pan.
   ***DIRECTIONS:*****
   1. Prepare crust. Set aside.
   2. Beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add
   sugar, mixing until well blended. Add eggs, one at a
   time. Beat at low speed until very smooth.
   3. Melt chocolate with cream over boiling water, stir
   until smooth.
    Blend well with cheese mixture. Add sour
   cream,salt,coffee liqueur and vanilla; beat until
   smooth. 4. Turn into pan. Bake in center of oven at
   350 F for 45 minutes or until sides are puffed. Center
   will be soft but will firm up when chilled. Turn off
   oven;leave door ajar. Allow cake to cool in oven for
   45 minutes. Cover. Chill for 12 hours. 5. Whip cream.
   Flavor with sugar and liqueur. Garnish with mounds of
   whipped cream and chocolate leaves. ****CHOCOLATE
   LEAVES***** Brush real leaves on one side with melted
   chocolate. Freeze until firm. Peel off leaves. Freeze
   until needed.
  
 
 
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