Tuxedo Cheesecake

Chocolate and vanilla come together as a perfect pairing in this gorgeous layered cheesecake - the perfect dessert for impressing a crowd.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings, 1 piece (78 g) each

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups chocolate cookie baking crumbs

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 2 (250 g) packages PHILADELPHIA Chocolate Brick Cream Cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar, divided

  • 3 eggs, divided

  • 1 (250 g) package PHILADELPHIA Brick Cream Cheese, softened

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 4 ounces BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate

  • 2 ounces BAKER'S White Chocolate

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix baking crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

  3. Beat chocolate cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add 2 eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust. Freeze 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

  4. Beat plain cream cheese and remaining sugar in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Add remaining egg; beat on low speed just until blended. Pour over chocolate batter; gently spread to evenly cover chocolate batter.

  5. 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.

  6. Meanwhile, melt each chocolate separately as directed on package. Pour semi-sweet chocolate onto parchment-covered baking sheet; spread to 1/4-inch thickness. Top with small spoonfuls of white chocolate; swirl gently with knife. Cool until firm.

  7. Cut chocolate into desired shapes. Use to garnish cheesecake before serving.

Variation:

Prepare as directed, substituting 2 pkg. plain PHILADELPHIA Brick Cream Cheese for the chocolate cream cheese, and blending 3 oz. melted BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate into the prepared batter before pouring over crust and freezing as directed.

Special Extra:

Top with cut-up fresh fruit just before serving.

Size Wise:

Savour a serving of this rich and indulgent dessert on special occasions. This impressive cheesecake makes enough for 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

342 Calories
23g Fat
30g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 342
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 236mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 6g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 32mg 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.