Kahlua Cheesecake

Kahlua Cheesecake

recipe found at http://www.kahlua.com

for crust:

1  1/4 cup Graham cracker crumbs

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup cocoa

1/4 cup melted butter

Combine graham crackers crumbs, sugar, cocoa and melted butter.  Press mixture into bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.  Bake at 325 degrees for 5 minutes.

for filling:

2 – 8 oz packages softened cream cheese

3/4 cup cugar

1/2 cup cocoa

2 eggs

1/4 cup strong coffee, cooled

1/2 cup kahlua

1 tsp vanilla extract

Beat cream cheese with mixer until light and fluffy.  Gradually add sugar.  Beat in remaining cocoa.  Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.  Stir in coffee, Kahlua and vanilla.  Pour mixture into prepared pan.

Bake at 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes until firm.

Cool at room temp and refrigerate 8 hours before serving.

Garnish with chocolate curls.

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