Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

This dark chocolate cheesecake recipe makes a rich and dense New York-style cheesecake.

Try this dessert recipe and make a rich and dense New York-style cheesecake. Add a ripple of dark chocolate for extra flavor!

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Him Uy de Baron
This dark chocolate cheesecake recipe makes a rich and dense New York-style cheesecake.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 1 10-inch cake


Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham crackers crumbs
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons Butter (melted), plus extra, to grease
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 2 227 grams blocks cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 large Egg
  • 1/2 Cup dark chocolate we used Malagos chocolate


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 10-inch springform pan with butter.
  • Make the crust: Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter in a bowl. Press onto the bottom of prepared springform pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 minutes. Let crust cool.
  • 3 In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream sugar and cream cheese for 3 minutes on medium speed. Scrape down the sides and mix again for 1 minute.
  • Add vanilla extract and sour cream; mix for 1 minute. Add heavy cream; mix for 1 minute. Fold in flour using a rubber spatula.
  • Crack an egg into a small bowl and whisk. Add to cream-cheese mixture and mix on low speed until incorporated. Repeat with remaining eggs. Let batter rest for 5 minutes then pour over crust.
  • Pour melted chocolate on top of batter in a swirling motion. Use a barbecue stick to make swirls. Wrap bottom and sides of pan with foil.
  • 7 Place springform pan inside a large baking pan. Pour in warm water until water reaches halfway up the sides of the springform pan. Bake for 1½ to 2 hours or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out slightly wet with crumbs. 
  • Remove pan from oven. Let cheesecake cool in the pan set on a wire rack for 1 hour. Cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 6 hours before unmolding.
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