Mocha-Almond Cheesecake

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

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 9-inch cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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
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.