Marbled Cheesecake

Yogurt photo for Marbled Cheesecake

An awesome dessert made with your homemade yogurt!

Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 1 cupGraham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cupSugar
  • 1/2 tspCinnamon
  • 1/4 cupMelted butter
  • Filling:
  • 2 cupsYogurt cheese
  • 1 cupLight cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 tspVanilla
  • 3/4 cupSugar
  • 1 TbspCornstarch
  • 3Eggs
  • 1/4 cupUnsweetened cocoa

Procedure

Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Lightly butter bottom and sides of an 8" (20 cm) spring form pan. In a small bowl combine crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter until evenly blended. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom and up sides of pan, smoothing with back of a spoon. Refrigerate crust while preparing filling. In a bowl, beat together yogurt cheese, cream cheese and vanilla. Combine sugar and cornstarch and beat into yogurt mixture. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Remove 2 cups (500 ml) of mixture to a separate bowl and blend in cocoa. Spoon in chocolate batter, then remaining white batter without going completely through mixture to bottom of pan, draw a knife through batter to make marbled effect. Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven for 55 minutes or until edge is set, remove from oven; immediately run knife around edge of the cake to loosen from pan. Cool completely and refrigerate 4 hours before serving.

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