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Espresso Cheesecake Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A flavorful espresso cheesecake recipe, garnished with coffee beans.

Ingredients

Crust
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/8 cup butter

Filling
2 cups cream cheese, at room temperature
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup semisweet chocolate, melted
1/3 cup espresso

Garnish
15 coffee beans
1/3 cup chocolate sprinkles

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

To make the crust, Stir together ingredients.

Press into bottom of springform pan and refrigerate.

To make the filling, beat the cream cheese to smooth.

Add brown sugar and eggs, one at a time, beating well.

Add vanilla, cooled coffee, cooled chocolate, and sour cream, separately. Blend after each addition.

Place the cheesecake in water bath with foil around pan.

Bake for 1 hour, reduce to 275 F for an additional hour.

Garnish each piece with chocolate sprinkles and coffee beans.

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