Creamy Cappuccino Cheesecake

Enjoy this delicious Mexican cheesecake spooned evenly by cream cheese mixture and topped with chocolate-covered coffee beans – ready to serve for twelve.

  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 6 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups chocolate cookie crumbs
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

2
tablespoons instant coffee granules or crystals
1
tablespoon hot water
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
4
eggs

Topping

1 1/2
cups sour cream
3
tablespoons sugar
Chocolate-covered coffee beans, if desired
Unsweetened baking cocoa, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and the butter. Press mixture in bottom and 1 1/2 inches up side of ungreased 10-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes or until set. Cool 20 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix coffee granules, water and vanilla; set aside. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add 1 cup sugar; beat until very soft and creamy. Beat in cinnamon. Beat in 1 egg at a time just until well blended; do not overbeat. Add coffee mixture; mix well. Pour into cooled baked crust.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until set.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, blend sour cream and 3 tablespoons sugar. Spread sour cream mixture evenly over top of cheesecake; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until sour cream is set. Cool on cooling rack 1 1/2 hours. Refrigerate before serving, at least 3 hours or overnight. Garnish with chocolate-covered coffee beans. Sprinkle lightly with cocoa. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    300),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    19g,
    19%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    160mg
    160%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    30g
    30%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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