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Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake Recipe

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If you delight with the taste of chocolate, then this Gourmet Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake for you. It is easy to make and filling with sweet chocolate chips and heavy whipping cream. To achieve a rich chocolate flavor, we used cocoa powder enhanced by a small amount of high-quality chocolate instead of 12 ounces chocolate chips.This ultra-rich and creamy chocolate cheesecake has less than 10 grams of fat per slice.It's so impressive yet not difficult to prepare-I whip up this dessert each time. A mounth watering treat for my family, friends or co-workers.

96% would make again

12 Servings
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min. + chilling

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake Recipe
1-1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs (about 27 wafers)
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted

1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon Spice Island® Pure Vanilla Extract

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake Recipe

1-1/2 cups (9 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon Spice Island® Pure Vanilla Extract
Whipped cream and miniature chocolate kisses, optional
  • In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 325°.
  • For filling, melt chocolate chips in a small heavy saucepan or microwave; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; add cream and mix well. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add cocoa and beat well. Add eggs; beat on low just until combined. Stir in vanilla and reserved chocolate mixture just until blended. Pour over crust. Return pan to baking sheet.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set. For topping, melt chocolate chips in a heavy saucepan or microwave, stir until smooth. Stir in cream and vanilla; mix well. Spread over filling. Cool pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove sides of pan. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and miniature chocolate kisses if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutrition Facts:
  • 1 serving (1 slice) equals 411 calories, 25 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.
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cody April 27, 2013 at 5:27 PM  

I really loved this recipe! I made it for my honey's 30th b-day celebration! Everyone loved it and went back for seconds!chefs cuisinier

Anonymous,  June 21, 2016 at 10:09 AM  

Even if I have an opportunity to choose between apple pie and chocolate truffle cake it's definitely would be second. I find many great ideas for decoration here, and if I will cook it, your recipe help me a lot. Thanks!

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