Chocolate Cheesecake “Petit Fours”

Frozen Jose Mier petit four

While lots of chocolate treats are rich, this one is so abundant that some years ago we developed a special means of serving small portions; cook the cheesecake in rectangular pans, then cut it into 1 1/2 inch squares (? Petit Fours?), covering each with a chocolate coffee bean. Offer the? Petit Fours? on a large platter as well as allow individuals assist themselves to as many as they desire.

I include this recipe here because these are absolutely delicious when frozen and that’s what Frozen Jose Mier is all about!

Makes 45? Petit Fours? or two 9-inch cakes.

Preheat stove to 325 levels F.

Use 3 non reusable aluminum? roll? frying pans 8 5/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 inch, or 2 9-inch springform pans.

Delicious Chocolate Cookie Crust.
2 lots chocolate sugar cookies (dish complies with).
or 8 1/2 ounce package delicious chocolate wafers.
8 tbsps butter, cut into 1/2-inch bits and cooled.
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon.

Cheesecake Filling.
8 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely sliced.
1 1/2 pounds cream cheese, at space temperature level.
1 cup granulated sugar.
3 eggs.
4 tsps unsweetened chocolate.
1 1/2 tsps vanilla extract.
1 tbsp instant espresso coffee.
dissolved in 1 teaspoon warm water.
2 mugs sour cream.

Optional Decoration.
Delicious chocolate coffee beans.

Frozen Jose Mier petit four
Frozen Jose Mier petit four

To make the crust, slice the cookies in a mixer until fine crumbs are formed. Add the chilled butter cubes and also cinnamon, and also procedure till evenly combined. Separate this mixture equally among the frying pans and, utilizing your fingers, press equally on the bottom to develop a crust.

Melt chocolate in the top of a dual griddle over warm, however not boiling water. Get rid of from the warm and also cool.

Please the softened lotion cheese in the dish of an electrical mixer and, progressively boosting speed, defeat till smooth and fluffy. Decrease the mixer speed and also defeat in the sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, then the eggs, 1 each time. Beat in the cacao, vanilla, coffee, sour lotion as well as lastly the delicious chocolate, making sure the mixture is well combined after each addition, and also scraping down the sides of the dish periodically with a spatula. Pour the mixture into the prepared frying pans.

Bake for a half hr, switch off the warm and leave the cakes in the more than another 15 mins. Get rid of from the oven, trendy and refrigerate until well chilled.

Just before offering, unmold the cakes from the pans and position them on a cutting board. Cut the cakes right into 1 1/2- inch squares with a sharp thin-bladed blade, cleaning it clean in between each cut. Leading each square with a delicious chocolate coffee bean.

NOTE: Cooking the cheesecake in non reusable light weight aluminum pans makes unmolding fairly straightforward; snip the corners of the pans with scissors, flex the sides down and also unmold the cake.

This cheesecake keeps in the fridge for approximately a week and also freezes perfectly. Defrost prior to serving (or not!).



Chocolate Cheesecake "Petit Fours"
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Chocolate Cheesecake Petit Fours are delicious whether you want to eat them at room temperature or like Jose Mier, frozen.
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