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Black Bottom Cheesecake

I can thank my friend Erna for this delicious recipe. It is easy to whip up and everyone loved it. If you are not a big chocolate fan, substitute the chocolate base for a yellow cake and top with fruit instead of a chocolate bar.

Cake Base:
  • One double chocolate cake mix (makes two flans).
  1. Mix as directed on package.
  2. Pour into well greased and floured flan pans.
  3. Bake at 350 for 15-20 or until top springs back and a toothpick poked into the center comes out clean.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes and invert onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
Cream Cheese Filling:
  • 1-8oz pkg of cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 4 cups of whipped cream or whipped topping
  1. mix the cream cheese with the icing sugar and beat together til light and fluffy.
  2. mix in 3 cups of whipped cream or whipped topping
  3. use the one cup of reserved cream to decorate
  4. top with crushed toffee candy bar, like sk*r bar.


  1. Yummy Char. Love the simplicity of using a cake mix and adding the goodness of cream cheese and cream...can never go wrong with that combo.

  2. I've done this with a brownie base and it is decadent!! Yum Yum!!

  3. Hi Char. What is a flan ? ,andhow do I e-mail you, am also from wpg. not far from you are, anyway If you could help me out , I was going to make Betty's Coffe cake, and the size she has is 10 by 15 inches.,mine is 9Xl3,and llXl4,,which would be better to use,

    your cake looks amazing yumm

  4. My mouth is watering so much that all I can type is mmmmmmm ! ;)

  5. Oh My that sounds good and easy!

  6. Hi Char; seems I can't get to send any thing to you ,don't know why but I think it obst kluhen coffee cake in the book can't fiqure out why I can't send you e=mail

  7. ok it 's me Char. just sent u an e-mail. and what is a flan?


  9. Oh my heavenly days, that looks sinful!

  10. Yum Yum, seeing I LOVE chocolate, will have to try this one!!!
    thanks Char.

  11. I have made a similar one, but instead of the chocolate bar on top, I have decorated it with fresh strawberries (cut in half. It looks very impressive that way.


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