Chocolate Orange Supreme Cheesecake

Chocolate Orange Supreme Cheesecake

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Chocolate Orange Supreme Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • ½ tsp. grated orange peal
  • 2 tbs. orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 4 pkgs. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tbs. butter or margarine, melted
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325° F.
    Mix crumbs, cinnamon, and butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.

    Increase oven temperature to 350° F. Beat cream cheese and sugar at medium speed with electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Separate batter into 2 equal parts. Blend chocolate into one part. Blend liqueur and peel into remaining part. Pour chocolate batter over crust. Bake 30 minutes.

    Reduce oven temperature to 325° F. Spoon remaining batter over chocolate layer. Continue baking another 30 minutes. Turn off oven and prop open oven door; remove cheesecake when oven has cooled. Loosen cake from rim of pan.

    Garnish with dollops of fresh whipped cream and twisted slices of orange.
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