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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Desserts
                 Cakes                            Chocolate
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6       oz           White chocolate chips
    1       lb           Cream cheese
      3/4   c            Sugar
    3                    Eggs
    1 1/2   ts           Vanilla extract
      3/4   c            Sour cream
    2       T            Unsweetened cocoa
                         -----RASPBERRY SAUCE-----
    2 1/2   c            Raspberries
                         Sugar to taste
   Place chocolate in a double boiler and heat over hot water until it melts.
   Stir to blend and let cool to room temperature.
   With an electric mixer, blend cheese and sugar until smooth. Mix in eggs,
   vanilla, and sour cream.  Stir in melted chocolate. NOTE: it is important
   to have the cheesecake ingredients and the melted chocolate close to the
   same temperature when they are combined so that they blend together
   smoothly.  Pour into a greased 9-inch springform pan. Bake in the middle of
   a preheated 325F oven for 25 minutes or until just barely set. Turn off the
   oven, leave the door ajar, and let cool in oven for 1 hour longer. Chill.
   Just before serving, dust cocoa through a sieve making a ring around the
   Prepare raspberry sauce:  Reserve 1/2 cup raspberries for garnish. In a
   blender, puree the remaining berries and push through a sieve. Stir in
   sugar to taste. To serve, spoon raspberry sauce on to desert plates. Remove
   pan sides of cheesecake and cut into wedges. Place on raspberry sauce and
   garnish with berries.
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