• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 10 hr
  • total: 10 hr 35 min
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  • Summary

    Combining bittersweet chocolate and cocoa powder intensifies the chocolaty essence of this cheesecake to the nth degree. Silken tofu brings a delicate creaminess to the filling while also taking the place of eggs by acting as a binding agent.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups chocolate or regular graham cracker crumbs (from nine 5-by 2 1/2-inch graham crackers)
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 4 tablespoons Earth Balance vegan buttery spread, melted and cooled, plus additional for greasing pan
    • 2 1/4 cups sugar, divided
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate (no more than 60% cacao), chopped
    • 2 (1-pound packages silken tofu, drained
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch-process)
    • 2 (8-ounces) containers soy cream cheese at room temperature
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • Rounded 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • Equipment: a 9-inch springform pan

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 322 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 20.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 23.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 127 mg 5.28%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.49%
    • Potassium: 18 mg 0.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 41 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.97%
    • Sugar: 34 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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