Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.
Use foil handles to remove chilled cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.
Garnish with chocolate curls just before serving. Warm 1 oz. Baker's Chocolate by microwaving it on HIGH for a few seconds or just until you can smudge the chocolate with your thumb. Hold the chocolate piece steadily, then draw a vegetable peeler slowly over the flat bottom of the chocolate piece, allowing a thin layer of chocolate to curl as it is peeled off the bottom to make long, delicate curls. Repeat with remaining chocolate piece.
How to Bake in a Springform Pan
Prepare as directed, using a 9-inch springform pan, increasing the oven temperature to 350ºF, reserving just 1/2 cup of the plain batter for swirling and increasing the baking time to 55 min. to 1 hour or until centre is almost set. Run small knife or spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim.
How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 min. or just until cream cheese is softened.