CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE CHEESE CAKE
1 cup cracker crumbs
1 teaspoon cocoa
1/3 cup butter, melted
3 8-ounces cream cheese, soft
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup strong instant coffee
8 ounces chocolate, bittersweet
cup sour cream
4 ounces chocolate, bittersweet
first 4 ingredients. Press mixture on bottom of a 9-inch spring form pan.
In an electric mixer, beat cream cheese
with sugar. Add the eggs one at the time, while beating continuously. Stir in
the strong instant coffee, chocolate and sour cream.
Pour into pan. Bake at
350 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes or until center is barely set.
Shave a few curls of chocolate for garnish.
Heat the cream with remaining chocolate until melted and smooth. Spoon over
cake. Garnish with curls.