Royal Chocolate Marble Cheesecake
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This is our family's favorite cheesecake.
Recipe type: dessert
Serves: 12
Graham Cracker Crust
  • 1½ cups graham crackers
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 6 tbs melted butter
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup sour cream
Graham Cracker Crust
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 F
  2. Place graham cracker crumbs in a medium bowl.
  3. Add ¼ cup of sugar
  4. Add the melted butter.
  5. Stir or blend together with a fork or your hands.
  6. Press into a 9" spring form pan
  7. Pre-bake the crust for 8 minutes and allow to cool before using
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. Melt chocolate chips in the top of a double boiler over hot but not boiling water
  3. Whip egg whites until soft peaks form and set aside
  4. Cut cream cheese into chunks and place in mixing bowl, add sugar and beat til smooth.
  5. Add flour and vanilla and mix again.
  6. Add egg yolks and mix again.
  7. Stir in sour cream
  8. Stir in a cup of egg whites to lighten the batter and then fold the rest of the egg whites in.
  9. Remove 1¾ cups of mixture to a small bowl
  10. Add melted chocolate chips to small bowl of batter and mix well.
  11. Pour half of batter in the bottom of the prepared graham cracker crust
  12. Top with spoonfuls of half of the chocolate mixture
  13. Pour remaining batter on top
  14. Add remaining chocolate batter in spoonfuls on top
  15. Taking a knife or spatula at 90 degrees, cut through the batter to create a marbled effect, taking care not to touch the bottom or side crust.
  16. Place in oven and immediately turn the oven down to 300 F and bake for 1 hour.
  17. Let cake remain in oven for an additional hour before opening the door.
  18. Cool for about 3 hours and then chill at least 8 hours (or overnight) before serving.
  19. To cut, use a wet, hot knife and rinse in hot water for each cut. Perfect slices every time.
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