Marbled Chocolate Cheesecake

Marbled Chocolate Cheesecake


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Almond flavoured cheesecake and chocolate flavoured cheesecake are swirled together to create a tasty marbled cheesecake.

Steve DeGroof

Serves: 16 

  • Base
  • 3 cups chocolate biscuit crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely diced almonds
  • 1/4 cup (60g) white sugar
  • 125g butter, melted
  • Filling
  • 60g dark cooking chocolate
  • 500g cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond essence
  • 500g sour cream, room temperature

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour40min  ›  Ready in:2hours10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Base: In a medium bowl combine biscuit crumbs, almonds, sugar and melted butter. Mix well. Press into the bottom and halfway up the sides of a 25cm springform pan.
  3. Filling: In bowl over boiling water heat the chocolate stirring occasionally until it is melted and smooth. Remove from heat and allow to cool to lukewarm.
  4. In a large bowl beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Fold in the almond essence and sour cream. Pour 1 1/2 cups of the filling into a smaller bowl. Stir the melted chocolate into the smaller bowl then fold loosely back into plain filling. Pour into crust. With the tip of a knife swirl the filling to create a marbled effect.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Turn off oven and let cake cool in oven for 1 hour with the door closed. Cool at room temperature then refrigerate overnight.

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