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Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

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Makes:about 15 servings
Freezing:excellent

This recipe is sure to impress at your next dinner party. It’s made with creamy layers of chocolate and orange cheesecake, hidden beneath a yummy chocolate glaze.

Ingredients

Crust

2 cups 500 mL chocolate wafer crumbs
1 cup 250 mL Robin Hood® Oats
1/3 cup 75 mL packed brown sugar
2/3 cup 150 mL butter, melted

Filling

1/2 cup 125 mL semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tbsp 30 mL butter
3 pkg 250 g each cream cheese
1 cup 250 mL granulated sugar
3 eggs
1 tbsp 15 mL grated orange rind

Glaze

1/2 cup 125 mL semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tbsp 30 mL butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  2. Crust: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Press into bottom and sides of 10" (25 cm) springform pan. Chill.
  3. Filling: Melt chocolate chips and butter in a medium saucepan, stirring until smoth. Set aside.
  4. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth in a separate medium bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed. Add eggs, one at a time until smooth. Stir in orange rind. Divide batter evenly into 2 bowls, about 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) each. Add melted chocolate to one of the bowls of cheese mixture. Mix well. Spread half of chocolate batter on crust. Cover with white batter, then remaining chocolate batter. Place pan on a piece of foil to prevent butter leaking out.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 65 to 70 minutes, or just until set. Run knife around edge of hot cake, then cool on wire rack. Chill overnight.
  6. Glaze: Melt chocolate chips and butter, stirring until smooth. Spread over cooled cheesecake. Chill to set glaze.

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