This is very rich, of course and you have to like chocolate.
- 9 inch Chocolate Crumb Crust in a springform pan.
- 3 250 gram packages Phila. cream cheese
- 3 large eggs
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 3 oz. white chocolate (melted)
- 3 oz. semi-sweet chocolate (melted)
- 2 Tbsp. orange liqueur
- 3/4 cup whipping cream
- 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate (chopped)
In a food processor or with an electric mixer, blend cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add vanilla. Remove 1/2 of the better to another bowl. Stir melted white chocolate and liqueur into this portion.
To remaining portion blend in melted chocolate. Pour the chocolate better into the crumb crust; spread evenly.
Spoon white better carefully over the top; spread evenly. Bake at 425 F. for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 250F. Bake for 30-35 minutes longer or until the centre of the cake is just barely firm. remove from oven and run a knife around the sides. Let cool completely before removing sides of springform pan.
For glaze: IN a small, heavy saucepan, bring cream to a simmer over low heat. Add chocolate and stir until melted and wmooth. Spoon over cake. With metal spatula, spread to cover top, allowing some to run over the edge to cover sides.
Garnish as desired, e.g., fruit or nuts.
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Source: From unix newsgroup a long time ago
Submitted By: Grace Logan
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