Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake

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Love chocolate and raspberry? Look no further! This recipe tops a creamy smooth cheesecake with a tart raspberry puree. A delicious dessert!

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings, 1 piece (84 g) each

Ingredients

  • 1 (150 g) package round shortbread cookies, finely crushed

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

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

  • ¾ cup white sugar, divided

  • 3 eggs

  • 4 cups raspberries

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

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

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

  3. Beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour over 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. Meanwhile, cook raspberries and remaining sugar in saucepan on medium-high heat 12 to 14 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently. Mix cornstarch and water until blended. Add to raspberry mixture; cook and stir 1 minutes or until thickened. Pour through fine-mesh strainer into bowl; refrigerate until ready to serve.

  6. Serve cheesecake topped with raspberry sauce.

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.

Substitute:

Substitute chopped strawberries for the raspberries. No need to strain the cooked sauce before refrigerating as directed.

Size Wise:

Enjoy your favourite foods while keeping portion size in mind.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

296 Calories
17g Fat
31g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 296
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 208mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 8mg 39%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 69mg 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.