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Mocha Cheesecake

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. + cooling Bake: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

8-10 servings

I've relied on this dessert many times when company comes calling, and it's never let me down. It's simple to make, which is a big plus.
Mocha Cheesecake Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • Chocolate-covered coffee beans and whipped topping, optional

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients; sir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add eggs, beating on low speed just until combined. In a small bowl, combine water and coffee granules; let stand for 1 minute. Add to the creamed mixture; beat just until mixed. Pour into crust. Return pan to baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Remove sides of pan. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before cutting. If desired, top with chocolate-covered coffee beans and whipped topping. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 418 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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