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Mocha-Almond Cheesecake

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"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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6 h servings 347
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 9-inch cheesecake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Combine cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and 1-1/2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

Per Serving: 347 calories; 21.7 33.5 5.8 89 270 Full nutrition

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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.

no changes this time - will try the almond flavoring next time

Simply the best....