*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Chocolate Cappucino Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Sam Waring <Sam.Waring@382-91-12.ima.infomail.com>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   24      oz            Cream cheese; room temp
    1      c             Sugar, white
    3      lg            Eggs
    8      oz            Chocolate, semi-sweet
    2      T             Whipping cream
    1      c             Sour cream
      1/4  t             Salt
    2      ts            Espresso, instant;
                         dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
      1/4  c             Coffee liqueur
    2      ts            Vanilla extract
    1      c             Whipping cream
    2      T             Sugar, confectioners
    2      T             Coffee liqueur
 
    ***CHOCOLATE CRUST:**** Combine 1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs, 1/4 cup
    softened butter, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; mix
    well. Press mixture into buttered springform pan.
 
    ***DIRECTIONS:*** Prepare crust; set aside.  Beat cream cheese until
    smooth. Gradually add sugar, mixing until well blended. Add eggs, one
    at a time. Beat at low speed until very smooth.  Melt chocolate with
    cream over boiling water, stir until smooth. Blend well with cheese
    mixture. Add sour cream, salt, coffee liqueur and vanilla; beat until
    smooth. Turn into pan. Bake in center of oven at 350 F for 45 minutes
    or until sides are puffed. Center will be soft but will firm up when
    chilled. Turn off oven; leave door ajar. Allow cake to cool in oven
    for 45 minutes. Cover. Chill for 12 hours. Whip cream. Flavor with
    sugar and liqueur. Garnish with mounds of whipped cream and chocolate
    leaves.
 
    ****CHOCOLATE LEAVES***** Brush real leaves on one side with melted
    chocolate. Freeze until firm. Peel off leaves. Freeze until needed.
 
 
                    
 
 
 
 
 
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