TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

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Soft and Creamy Triple Chocolate Cheesecake. Oreo Cookie crust layered with chocolate cheesecake and topped with chocolate ganache. The perfect cheesecake for chocolate lovers!

What’s better than cheesecake? A triple chocolate cheesecake! This chocolate cheesecake is super rich, thick, creamy and soft. It’s got the perfect amount of sweetness and tons of chocolate in every layer.

The crust is made with crushed oreo’s and butter and the cheesecake is topped with a nice helping of chocolate ganache.

This cheesecake does require some prep time and a bit of patience. Once the cheesecake is cooked it sits in the fridge for at least 8 hours to chill before you can slice into it.

The ganache is super easy to whip up. Just chocolate and heavy cream melted and poured on top. Spread the ganache on top of the cooled cheesecake and place back in the fridge to allow it to set.

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

INGREDIENTS

Oreo Crust

  • 2 cups Oreos (about 22-24 cookies), crushed (I pulse them in the food processor)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Chocolate Cheesecake

  • 2 lbs cream cheese (32 ounces), room temperature
  • ½ cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups semi sweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled

Chocolate Ganache

  • 1½ cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy cream

INSTRUCTIONS:

Oreo Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9-inch spring form pan with butter and set aside.
  3. Add crushed Oreo’s and butter to a medium bowl and mix until combined and the texture is similar to wet sand.
  4. Press Oreo crumbs into the prepared pan and bake for 8 minutes. Take out of the oven and allow it to cool.

Chocolate Cheesecake

  1. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment beat cream cheese until smooth and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add in sour cream, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix until combined. Make sure to scrap the sides of the bowl.
  3. Add in cooled chocolate and mix until combined.
  4. Pour cheesecake mixture into the cooled pan.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the top looks set.

You can find complete recipes of this TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE in chefsavvy.com

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