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                        Chocolate Almond Cheesecake
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   24      oz            Cream cheese
    1 1/4  cups          sugar
      1/3  cup           cocoa
      1/2  cup           dairy sour cream
    3                    eggs
    2      tsp           almond extract
    1      tsp           vanilla extract
                         Crumb Crust:
    1      cup           graham cracker crumbs
      1/2  cup           ground roasted almonds (unsalted)
    1      tbsp          sugar
    3      tbsp          butter or margarine
 
      Heat over to 425F.  In large mixer bowl, combine cream
   cheese, sugar, cocoa, and sour cream, beat on medium speed until
   smooth.  Add eggs, vanilla and almond extracts.  Pour into
   prepared crust (bottom, no sides).
      Bake 10 minutes.  Reduce temperature to 250F, bake for 55
   minutes or until cake is settled.  Remove from oven to rack.
   Loosen cake from pan with knife, leave sides intact.  Cool
   completely; several hours or overnight.
      Garnish with whipped cream and almonds partially dipped in
   chocolate.
 
 
                    
 
 
 
 
 
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