Mocha-Almond Cheesecake


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

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs
1 9-inch cheesecake


  • 2 cups chocolate cookie baking crumbs

  • cup butter, melted

  • 3 (250 g) packages Philadelphia Chocolate Brick Cream Cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Maxwell House Instant Coffee Original Roast

  • 1 tablespoon warm water

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted

  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup


  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.


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.


Prepare using your favourite nuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

347 Calories
22g Fat
34g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 347
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 6g
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 70mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.