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                         CHOCOLATE JULEP CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Chocolate
                 Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----PATTI - VDRJ67A-----
                         -----CRUST-----
    1 1/2   c            Chocolate cookie crumbs
    2       ts           Sugar
    3       tb           Butter -- melted
                         -----FILLING-----
    5       oz           Semi sweet chocolate
   16       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
      3/4   c            Sugar
      1/2   c            Sour cream
    4                    Eggs
    3       tb           Bourbon
    1 1/2   ts           Creme de menthe, clear
                         Marascnio cherries -- garnish
                         Mint leaves -- garnish
 
   For crust, combine the crumbs, sugar and melted
   butter. Press firmly and evenly into 9 springform
   pan. Place in refrigerator while making filling. Melt
   chocolate in heavy saucepan. Beat cream cheese and
   sugar until smooth. Add sour cream. Blend well. Beat
   in eggs, one at a time, beating at low speed. Blend in
   bourbon and creme de menthe. Pour 1-1/4 cups batter
   into another bowl. Mix remaining batter with the
   melted chocolate. Fill crust with the chocolate
   batter, then slowly pour on the plain batter, making a
   swirling patern is desired. Bake at 350~ for 45-50
   minutes. The sides will be puffed and the center will
   be soft (it will firm when cooled). Chill at least 6
   hours before serving. NOTE: An extra dash of creme de
   menthe added to the plain batter
  
 
 
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