Chocolate Cheesecake from Closet Cooking

Decadently cream chocolate cheesecake made in individually sized spring form pans that are perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

Servings: makes 2 individual (3 inch) cheesecakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 1 hours 10 minutes
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3.5 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Mix the graham wafer cookie crumbs, cocoa powder, sugar and butter.
  2. Press the mixture into the bottom of two 3 inch spring form pans.
  3. Melt the chocolate into the heavy cream in a double boiler.
  4. Cream the cream cheese and sugar.
  5. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  6. Mix in the chocolate.
  7. Pour the mixture into the spring form pans.
  8. Bake in a preheated 325F oven until it is set, about 50 minutes.

Chocolate Sauce

This chocolate sauce is super easy to make at home and it makes the chocolate cheesecake even more chocolaty!

Servings: makes 1/4 cup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

  • 1 ounce dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  1. Melt the chocolate into the corn syrup and heavy cream in a double boiler.
  2. Drizzle the chocolate sauce over the cheesecake.