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Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Prep time: 15 minutes

Skill level: advanced


Rich chocolate and raspberries combine for a chocolate cheesecake that is sure to impress.

Ingredients:

6 oz (175 g)
cream cheese, softened
1 can (300 mL)
sweetened condensed milk
1
egg
3 tbsp (45 mL)
ReaLemon* Lemon Juice
1 tsp (5 mL)
vanilla extract
1 cup (250 mL)
fresh or frozen raspberries
1 (9-inch/23 cm)
prepared Graham cracker pie crust
2 oz (60 g)
semi-sweet chocolate
¼ cup (50 mL)
whipping cream

Directions:

Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). With mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Add egg, ReaLemon* and vanilla; mix well. Press raspberries firmly into bottom of crust, reserving a few whole berries for garnish. Slowly pour cheese mixture over fruit. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until center is almost set.Cool.

Chocolate Glaze:

In small saucepan, over low heat, melt semi-sweet chocolate with whipping cream. Stir until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat. Glaze over cheesecake; chill. Garnish as desired.

Makes 8 servings.

Tip: Soften cream cheese in microwave on HIGH 15 to 20 seconds.