• 12servings
  • 65minutes
  • 397calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B9, B12, H, D, E
MineralsCopper, Fluorine, Chromium, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs

  2. 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided

  3. 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons baking cocoa, divided

  4. 1/4 cup butter, melted

  5. 2 packages (8 ounces each ) cream cheese, softened

  6. 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream

  7. 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract, divided

  8. 3 eggs, lightly beaten

  9. 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  10. 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar

  11. 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Chocolate Almond Cheesecake Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa and butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-in. springform pan; chill.

  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, and remaining sugar until smooth. Beat in 1 teaspoon extract and remaining cocoa. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined.

  3. Pour into crust. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until the center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan.

  4. In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and remaining extract; beat until stiff peaks form. Spread evenly over cheesecake. Sprinkle with almonds. Store in refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.


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