Red Velvet Cheesecake

Enjoy one of the best of the desserts in the world with this easy red velvet cheesecake recipe. This double-layered cake is as delicious as it is photo-worthy — featuring one part classic red velvet and one part creamy cheesecake. While this may seem like a difficult c... Enjoy one of the best of the desserts in the world with this easy red velvet cheesecake recipe. This double-layered cake is as delicious as it is photo-worthy — featuring one part classic red velvet and one part creamy cheesecake. While this may seem like a difficult cake, you’ll be surprised by how simple this recipe truly is. You can show off your skills and impress your guests simultaneously by featuring seven ingredients like cream cheese, sugar, baking chocolate, McCormick® Red Food Color and vanilla extract. Mix the ingredients according to the steps below, add in the silky chocolate and red coloring, pour into the crust and pop it into the preheated oven. Baked in less than an hour, the most challenging part of making this red velvet cheesecake is waiting for it to set before enjoying it. For more red-inspired recipes, try making our Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe, Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies or Gluten Free Red Velvet Cake — they’re all perfect for Valentine’s Day, special occasions or casual gatherings. Read More Read Less
10m
PREP TIME
40m
COOK TIME
394
CALORIES
7
INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended.
  • 2 Measure 1 cup batter into medium bowl. Stir in melted chocolate and food color. Pour into crust. Top with remaining (plain) cheesecake batter.
  • 3 Bake 40 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • 4 Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.

TIPS AND TRICKS

Test Kitchen Tip: Drizzle cheesecake with chocolate or hot fudge dessert topping just before serving.

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