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                       Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Kelly Champagne <mac28@eagle.wbm.ca>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         CRUST
    1 1/4  cups          chocolate wafer crumbs
    2      tablespoons   sugar
      1/2  cup           butter -- melted
                         FILLING
    1      pound         cream cheese
      1/2  cup           granulated sugar
    2      large         eggs
    6      ounces        semisweet chocolate
      1/2  teaspoon      almond flavoring
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
      1/3  cup           amaretto
      2/3  cup           sour cream
                         TOPPING
    2      ounces        semisweet chocolate
    1      teaspoon      shortening
                         whipped cream -- optional
                         toasted almond slices
 
 Combine crumbs, sugar and metled butter.  Press into bottom and halfway sides of
7"-8 springform pan.  Chill while making filing.
 Beat Cream cheese well until smooth.  Beat in sugar gradually.	Beat in eggs one
at a time at low speed.  Add cooled chocolate, flavorings, amaretto and sour
cream.	Beat at low speed until thoroughly blended. Pour into prepared pan.  Bake
in 300 oven for 1 hour.  Turn off heat and leave cake in oven 1 hour longer. 
Cool in pan at room temperature, then chill at least 24 hours in refrigerator.	
 For topping, melt chocolate with shortening.  Garnish with whipped cream flavored
with amaretto if desires and sprinkle with almonds.    
  
 
 
 
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