Donna's Favorite Recipes



Mocha Cheesecake

1 and 1/2 cups chocolate wafers, finely crushed
1/3 cup butter
1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar

2 squares sweet chocolate (one ounce each)
2 packaged cream cheese (8 ounces each)
4 eggs
3/4 cup sugr
3 tsp instant coffee
Dash salt

Garnishes of your choice: either chocolate cookies, Berries or chocolate leaves

Combine wafer crumbs, butter and sugar.
Butter sides and bottom of an 8 inch springform pan
Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of pan

Melt chocolate over hot water (not boiling, just hot). Stir until smooth

Beat cream cheese until smooth
Add eggs to cream cheese. Gradually add sugar. Mix until well blended
Add melted chocolate, instant coffee and salt. Stir until blended

Turn filling into prepared pan
Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes until cake is set

Let cheesecake cool for about an hour. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours

Remove sides of pan. Garnish as desired

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