Triple Chocolate Cheesecake With Dipped Strawberries
 
Ingredients
Crust
  • 24 Oreos, crushed in food processor
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 4 T. melted butter
Cheesecake
  • 10 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, melted (Use bars, not chips)
  • 32 ounces room temp cream cheese
  • 1 c. sugar
  • ½ c. sour cream
  • 4 T. unswe. cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
Ganache
  • 5 ounces semi sweet chocolate (Again, use bars not chips and chop)
  • ¾ c. heavy cream
Whipped Cream
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • ¼-1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • pink gel coloring
Instructions
Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Combine Oreos, sugar and butter and press into a 9-inch springform pan and up the sides.
  3. Bake 8 mins and cool.
Cheesecake
  1. Melt chocolate in microwave and let sit.
  2. In a mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar till fluffy.
  3. On low, add sour cream and cocoa.
  4. Pour in the melted chocolate.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time.
  6. Pour into crust,
  7. Create a water bath for the cake or use a moat as I love to do.
  8. Bake 50 minutes until middle almost all set and jiggles just a little.
  9. Leave in oven, shut heat off and let sit with door open 20 mins. Remove to counter to finish cooling and then place in fridge for several hours or overnight.
Ganache
  1. Melt cream and chocolate in microwave until smooth.
  2. Pour over cold cake still in pan and chill several hours or overnight.
Cream
  1. Beat cream and sugar to peaks and pipe on. Add coloring.
  2. Top with chocolate dipped strawberries.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/triple-chocolate-cheesecake-with-dipped-strawberries/