German Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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German Chocolate Cheesecake
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  1. Crust: In a medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar and cocoa.
  2. Add egg, butter and vanilla.
  3. Beat with mixer till well combined.
  4. With well buttered fingers, press dough into the bottom of greased 9-inch springform pan.
  5. Bake crust at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly brown.
  6. Set crust aside to cool (in pan) while mixing filling.
  7. Filling: In large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar& sour cream.
  8. Beat with mixer till smooth.
  9. Add eggs and yolk one at a time.
  10. Beat well after each addition.
  11. Beat in vanilla.
  12. Stir in chocolate.
  13. Pour filling over crust.
  14. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes, lower temp to 200° and bake for 1 hour 10 minutes, or until center is no longer shiny or wet looking.
  15. Remove cake from oven, and run a knife around the inside edge of pan.
  16. Chill cake uncovered overnight!
  17. Coconut Pecan Topping: Melt butter in small saucepan.
  18. Stir in sugar, evap milk and egg yolk.
  19. Cook and stir over low heat about 10 minutes or till thickened.
  20. Stir in 2/3 cup coconut, chopped pecans and vanilla.
  21. Spread topping over cake.
  22. Garnish: (optional) Garnish with 1/3 cup coconut, pecan halves and chocolate curls.
  23. Keep cake in refrigerator till time to serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 678.5 Kcal (2841 kJ)
Calories from fat 429.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47.73g 73%
Cholesterol 176.83mg 59%
Sodium 423.51mg 18%
Potassium 335.97mg 7%
Total Carbs 58.37g 19%
Sugars 33.35g 133%
Dietary Fiber 5.15g 21%
Protein 11.1g 22%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 141.1mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 380.49 Kcal (1593 kJ)
Calories from fat 240.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.76g 73%
Cholesterol 99.16mg 59%
Sodium 237.49mg 18%
Potassium 188.4mg 7%
Total Carbs 32.73g 19%
Sugars 18.7g 133%
Dietary Fiber 2.89g 21%
Protein 6.23g 22%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.7mg 17%
Calcium 79.1mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.7
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

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