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                        CHOCOLATE KAHLÚA CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CHOCOLAT CRUST-----
    1 1/2   c            Chocolate wafer crumbs
      1/4   c            Melted butter
    2       tb           Sugar
                         -----CHEESE CAKE-----
    1 3/4   c            Semi-sweet chocolate chunks
                         - divided
    1       c            Whipping cream
      1/4   c            Plus 2 tb Kahlúa, divided
   24       oz           Cream cheese, softened
    1       c            Sugar
      1/3   c            Cocoa
    3                    Eggs
    1       t            Vanilla extract
    1       tb           Powdered sugar
 
   CHOCOLATE CRUST: Mix crust ingredients and press onto bottom and
   partway up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan.  Freeze 5 minutes.
   Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
   CHEESECAKE: Prepare chocolate crust.  In a microwave-safe bowl, place
   3/4 cup chocolate chunks.  Microwave on HIGH 1 minute or until chunks
   are melted, stir.  Add 1/4 cup whipping cream and 1/4 cup Kahlúa, stir
   untilblended.  In a mixer bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until
   fluffy. Add cocoa; beat until blended.  Add eggs, one at a time,
   beating well after each.  Stir in vanilla and reserved chocolate
   nixture.  Pour over prepared crust.  Bake 10 minutes at 400 degrees.
   Decrease to 275 degrees and bake 45 minutes.  Remove from oven to
   cool; loosen cake from rim of pan and remove.
   In microwave-safe bowl, place remaining chunks.  Microwave on HIGH 1
   minute or until chunks are melted, stir.  Stir in 1/4 cup whipping
   cream and 2 tbsps Kahlúa; blend well.  Spread on top of cake.
   Refrigerate 6 hours.
   At serving time, beat remaining whipped cream and powdered sugar until
   stiff; garnish with rosettes of whipped cream.
   Refrigerate leftover cake.  Decadent and delicious.
  
 
 
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