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                        Chocolate Frosted Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Great American Home Baking/Bob b1744
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :1:10
 Categories    : Chocolate                        Desserts
                 Cheesecakes                      Cream Cheese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -CRUST-
    2      cups          chocolate wafer crumbs
    5      tablespoons   melted butter
                         -FILLING-
   24      ounces        cream cheese  -- at room temperature
    1      cup           sugar
    5      large         eggs
    2      ounces        semisweet chocolate  -- melted (2 squares)
                         -FROSTING-
    6      ounces        semisweet chocolate  -- melted (6 squares)
      1/2  cup           sour cream
 
 To prepare crust, in a medium bowl, mix together chocolate crumbs and melted
 butter until well blended. Press into a 9 springform pan.
 Preheat oven to 300 F. 
 To prepare filling, in a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar and
 eggs at Medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Spoon half of cream cheese
 mixture into crust. Stir chocolate into remaining cream cheese mixture until
 well blended. Drizzle over batter in crust to make swirls.
 Bake cheesecake for 50 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack. Cool completely.
 Transfer cheesecake to a serving plate, cover with plastic wrap and chill for
 2 hours. 
 Uncover cheesecake. Carefully remove the side of pan.
 To prepare frosting in a small bowl, mix together chocolate and sour cream.
 Spread over cheesecake. Can make decorative edges. Chill briefly until
 frosting is set. 
 
                    
 
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 NOTES :  Cheesecake can be made 2-3 days in advance and kept, covered with
 plastic wrap, in the refrigerator or the cake can be frozen for up to 3
 weeks. Defrost before serving. 
 
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 NOTES : Per serving; 430 calories, 24 g. fat, 87 mg. chol.