Mocha Cheesecake Recipe

Mocha Cheesecake Recipe

Mocha Cheesecake Recipe


Prep Time:
30 minutes

Cook Time:
40 minutes

Additional Time:
4 hours 45 minutes

Total Time:
5 hours 55 minutes



1 1/2 c. chocolate wafers, finely crushed

1/3 c. butter

1/2 tbsp. granulated sugar


2 squares ( 1 oz. each) sweet chocolate

2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese

4 eggs

3/4 c. sugar

2 to 3 tsp. instant coffee

Dash salt

Chocolate cookies, for garnish

Mint leaves, for garnish

Raspberries or other berries, for garnish

Chocolate leaves, for garnish


Combine wafer crumbs, butter and sugar.

Butter sides and bottom of an 8 inch spring form pan.

Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of pan.

Melt chocolate over hot, but not boiling water.

Stir until smooth. Beat cream cheese until soft and smooth.

Add eggs, one at a time to cream cheese.

Gradually add sugar, mixing until well blended.

Add melted chocolate, instant coffee and salt. Stir until blended.

Turn mixture into prepared pan.

Bake cake at 350 degrees in center of oven for about 40 minutes or until cake center is almost set. It will firm when chilled.

Let cheesecake cool on counter for about 45 minutes.

Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight. Remove sides from pan.

Garnish with chocolate leaves and/or fresh raspberries.

For a great family dinner favorite, or for special company, this is the perfect dessert.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 12

Serving Size: 1

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 226Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 199mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 21gProtein: 5g

© Dani Conde

Category: Cakes and Cookies

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