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  1. Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

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Makes 12 servings.

Okay chocolate lovers - this cheesecake recipe is for you. Made with a chocolate cookie crumb crust, semi-sweet chocolate and hazelnut flavoured liqueur, our Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake is a guaranteed winner.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 325°F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix baking crumbs and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan.
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add melted chocolate and liqueur; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 45 to 50 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Size Wise

This is an indulgent dessert for special occasions. Watch serving size.

Make Ahead

Cheesecake can be made ahead of time. Cool completely, then wrap tightly and freeze up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator before serving.


Prepare as directed, using Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese.

How to Soften Cream Cheese

Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 seconds or until slightly softened.

Special Extra

Chop 2 additional oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate. Place in microwaveable bowl. Stir in 2 Tbsp. whipping cream. Microwave on MEDIUM 1-1/2 minutes. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and smooth. Pour into small plastic bag. Trim small corner from bottom of bag; squeeze from top of bag to drizzle chocolate over chilled cheesecake. Refrigerate until set.


  • Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 12 servings.
Calories 490
% Daily Value
Total fat 33g
Saturated fat 17g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 390mg
Carbohydrate 44g
Dietary fibre 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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