Monday, December 31, 2018

Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe






Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe







Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe - chocolate cookie crust, luscious dark chocolate mascarpone filling and rich chocolate ganache topping. Chocolate lover's heaven! Easy to make, but impressive dessert for any occasion.



INGREDIENTS

For the cheesecake crust:

·  1 1/2 cups oreo cookie crumbs — about 20 cookies
·  3 tbsp melted butter

For the cheesecake filling:

·  16 oz cream cheese — at room temperature
·  16 oz mascarpone cheese — at room temperature
·  1 1/2 cups sugar
·  1 tsp vanilla extract
·  1/4 cup heavy cream
·  8 oz semi-sweet chocolate, up to 70% cocoa — melted
·  4 eggs — large, room temperature

For the chocolate ganache:

·  8 oz semi-sweet chocolate — chopped
·  1/2 cup heavy cream



INSTRUCTIONS

For the cheesecake crust:

1.     Preheat oven to 325 F.
2.     Line the inside bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper. 
Crush Oreo cookies (filling should not be removed) in a food processor transfer to a bowl. Add butter and mix to combine. Press mixture to the bottom of the springform pan. Bake for 8 minutes then cool for 15 minutes.

For the cheesecake filling:

1.     Reduce the oven temperature to 300 F.
Beat cream cheese and mascarpone cheese together for 2 minutes on medium speed. Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl. Add sugar and beet until combined.
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