Cherry-Glazed Black Bottom Cheesecake
Cherry-Glazed Black Bottom Cheesecake

Cherry-Glazed Black Bottom Cheesecake

6 Hr(s) 25 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
6 Hr(s) 5 Min(s) Cook
Here's the cheesecake version of the classic German dessert, Black Forest cake—made with chocolate and cherries on a chocolatey cookie-crumb crust.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
18 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
2 Tbsp. butter, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
1 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs
1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into pieces, melted, cooled slightly
2 tsp. cornstarch
1/2 cup water
2 cups pitted frozen sweet cherries
1 tsp. ground Mexican cinnamon (canela)
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 325ºF.
2
Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
3
Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended. Reserve 3 cups batter. Add melted chocolate to remaining batter; mix well. Pour over crust. Carefully spoon reserved batter over chocolate batter.
4
Bake 1 hour 5 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.
5
Meanwhile, mix cornstarch and water in medium saucepan. Stir in remaining sugar. Add cherries; stir. Bring to boil on medium-high heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir on medium heat 2 min. or until sugar is dissolved and sauce is thickened. Stir in cinnamon. Cool completely. Refrigerate until ready to spoon over cheesecake just before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Sweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Tip 2
Make Ahead
Cheesecake and cherry topping can be refrigerated overnight. Spoon cherry topping over cheesecake just before serving.
Nutrition
Calories
440
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g
35%
Saturated Fat 16g
80%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 135mg
45%
Sodium 310mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 44g
16%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 36g
72%
Protein 7g
14%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 16 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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