American Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake

A wonderful Cheesecake that looks artistic and tastes great. Both the taste and the look will impress anyone!

Ingredients:

Vanilla Mixture

  • 600 g cream cheese (philadelhia ost), softened
  • 1, 5 dl sugar
  • 2,5 dl sour cream (kesella)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 dl whipped cream (whipped stiff)

Cocoa mixture

  • 150 g dark chocolate of good quality (60 %)
  • 3 tablespoons espresso coffee

Graham Crust

  • 400 g graham cracker crumbs (digestive kex)
  • 200 g butter, melted

Instructions:

Prepare Graham Cracker Crust

Mix cracker crumbs & melted butter

Press mixture to the bottom of and 1,3 cm up the side of a 22 cm springform pan

Bake at 175 Celsius degrees (350 F) for 8 to 10 minutes.

Cool and lower oven to 130 Celsius degrees.

Cheesecake

Combine (whip) cream cheese and sour cream and add sugar and vanilla in a large bowl

Beat on medium speed until smooth

Add eggs one at a time carefully and the whipped cream last.

Cocoa Mixture

Put the chocolate in pieces in a bowl that is placed in a pan of boiling water to melt the chocolate.

Add the coffee when chocolate is melted.

Prepare the cheesecake for the pan

Divide the cheesecake filling into two parts and mix the chocolate into one of the halves.

Spoon plain and chocolate mixtures alternately into prepared crust, ending with dollops of chocolate on top.   

Gently swirl with knife for marbled effect.

Bake

Bake at 135 Celsius degrees (275 F)  for 1 1/2 hours until it is baked.

Remove from oven

Loosen cake from side of pan

Cool completely

Chill thoroughly

Or could even be served a bit warm

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