Chocolate-Cherry Cheesecake

Chocolate-Cherry Cheesecake

Makes 16
Prep 15 m
Cook 5 m
Bake 50 - 55 m
Chill 240 m
Chill or overnight

Ingredients

Chocolate Layer:

Cheesecake Layer:

Directions

  1. 1 of 1 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.

Chocolate Layer:

  1. 1 of 1 In saucepan, melt butter and chocolate with water over medium heat until smooth. Let cool slightly. Place cake mix in large bowl. Add melted chocolate mixture; beat to combine. Beat in egg. Stir in nuts. Spread batter in prepared pan.

Cheesecake Layer:

  1. 1 of 2 Rinse cherries; pat dry. Coarsely chop. In bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in almond extract and chopped cherries. Pour over chocolate layer; spread level to edge.
  2. 2 of 2 Bake in 350 degrees F oven until center is set, but jiggles when pan is tapped, 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack 10 minutes. Spread 1 cup reserved cherry syrup over top. Let cool. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Store in fridge up to 1 week.
Nutrition Information for Chocolate-Cherry Cheesecake
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Per Serving: 28 g Fat, total, 108 mg chol., 8 g pro., 53 g carb., 491 kcal cal., 2 g fiber, 398 mg sodium, 15 g sat. fat
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