Monday, March 14, 2011

Day 2 - Guinness

Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake

(makes 6+ servings)

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons butter, melted
12 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
2 tablespoons heavy cream
3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup Guinness

1. Mix the graham cracker crumbs, cocoa powder, sugar, and butter and press into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.
2. Melt the chocolate in the cream in a double boiler.
3. Cream the cream cheese.
4. Mix in the sugar, chocolate, sour cream, eggs, vanilla, and Guinness.
5. Pour the mixture into the spring form pans.
6. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 60 minutes.
7. Turn off heat and leave cheesecake in the oven with the door slightly ajar for 60 minutes.
8. Let it cool completely.
9. Chill the cheesecake in the fridge overnight.


Cartoon Characters said...

did you know that it was the Guiness of Irish Beer family fame that funded the building of the Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver? :)

Have you ever been out this way?

Phiddy said...

No, not yet. It's on my list of things to do one day. I hear it's very beautiful. DH has been across the country (on a motorcycle) and regales me with tales of his trip. He says BC and PEI are astoundingly gorgeous and they are must sees.

Lynda Halliger Otvos (Lynda M O) said...

go Cita, what next have you planned for us ?~?

Little old me...

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An american yankee up past the 49th parellel.


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