Chocolate, coffee and almond, oh my! This cheesecake recipe is a sure winner. Creamy chocolate cheesecake with coffee and almonds, a perfect combo!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
5 hrs 5 mins
total:
6 hrs
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 9-inch cheesecake
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

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  • Combine cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and 1-1/2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan.

  • Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Dissolve coffee in water. Add to cream cheese mixture; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour into crust.

  • Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.

  • Sprinkle with nuts and drizzle with chocolate syrup just before serving.

Variation:

Prepare using plain Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, and blending 4 oz. melted Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate into cheesecake batter before pouring over crust and baking as directed.

Special Extra:

For more almond flavour, add 1/4 teaspoon almond extract to cheesecake batter before pouring over crust and baking as directed.

Substitute:

Prepare using your favourite nuts.

Nutrition Facts

347 calories; protein 5.8g 12% DV; carbohydrates 33.5g 11% DV; fat 21.7g 33% DV; cholesterol 89.3mg 30% DV; sodium 270.1mg 11% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2019
i will make it again and no i wouldnt make any changes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/14/2016
no changes this time - will try the almond flavoring next time Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/13/2018
I did not use chocolate at all in the cream cheese. Just coffee and a 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract. It is sooooo good. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/12/2016
Simply the best.... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2019
i will make it again and no i wouldnt make any changes. Read More