David Maddison

David's recipes: Cheesecake

Crust

      1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs
      6 tbsp melted butter
      1 tbsp black cocoa
      1 tbsp normal cocoa
      1/4 cup granulated sugar


Mix and press into 9 to 10 inch springform pan
Cook in 350 F oven for 5 minutes
Let cool.

Cheesecake
Preheat oven to 350 F

Soften

      2 pounds (4 8-oz packages) cream cheese


at room temperature, then whip with mixer at high speed for 5 minutes.

Add

      1 cup sugar


and whip into cream cheese for 2 minutes at high speed.

Mix in at low speed:

      2 tsp vanilla
      1 tsp Grand Marnier


Mix in at low speed:

      4 large eggs

one egg at a time; don't overmix.

Pour into springform pan.
Cook for about 50-55 minutes, until toothpick in center comes out clean.
When done, place immediately into fridge.

©2006 David R. Maddison