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       Title: Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 12 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Chocolate wafer crumbs
     1/3 c  Heavy cream
       1 c  Blanched almonds
     1/2 c  Amaretto
       2 ts Vanilla
     1/3 c  Sugar
       4    Eggs
       6 tb Butter; softened
       2 c  Sour cream
      24 oz Cream cheese; softened
       1 tb Sugar
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Blanched almonds
  
   * Blanched almonds should be lightly toasted and chopped.
   Preheat oven to 375=F8F.  Combine crumbs, almonds, sugar and butter.  Pat
   mixture on bottom and sides of a 10 inch springform pan. Cream together
   the cream cheese, sugar, heavy cream, liqueur, and 1 t vanilla.  Beat in
   eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.  Beat mixture until
   light.  Pour into crust lined pan. Bake in middle of oven for 1-1/2 hours
   or until top of cake cracks and knife inserted in middle comes out clean.
   Let stand on rack 5 minutes.  Combine sour cream, 1 t vanilla, and sugar.
   Mix well and spread evenly over cake.  Bake for 5 more minutes. Place on
   rack and let cool completely.  Cover lightly with wax paper and let chill
   overnight.  When ready to serve, remove sides from pan and garnish with
   toasted almonds around outer edge and on top of cake.
  
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