Liquor Chocolate Cheesecake
12 ounces cream
1/2 cup white sugar
3 eggs, room temperature
3 ounces milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
7 tablespoons whipping cream, divided
2 tablespoons coffee-flavored liquor
whipped cream, optional
shaved chocolate, optional
1 Preheat oven to
300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
2 In a mixing bowl
blend cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a
time. Mix in 3 tablespoons whipping cream and the coffee-flavored liquor.
Pour into an 8 inch glass pie pan.
3 In a small
saucepan, melt the chocolate with remaining 4 tablespoons whipping cream.
4 Drizzle chocolate
in a spiral pattern over filling. Stir lightly with tip of table knife to
achieve a marbling effect. Set the pie pan in a larger pan with water that
comes halfway up side of pie pan.
5 Bake at 300
degrees F (150 degrees C) until firm in the center, about 55 minutes. Cool
completely and refrigerate, covered with plastic wrap, overnight. Garnish
with whipped cream piped or dolloped around edges and shaved chocolate in
Makes 10 servings