Chocolate mousse cheesecake

Chocolate mousse cheesecake
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This dessert could literally make any bad day a really, really good day.

Category: desserts


For Oreo Cookie Crust:
30-32 Oreo cookies (or chocolate sandwich cookies) for a high crust
4 Tbsp unsalted butter (1/2 stick), melted
1-2 tsp espresso powder (optional)

For the cheesecake:
1 pound (two 8-ounce boxes) cream cheese, at room temperature
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs, at room temperature
2/3 cup heavy cream (or sour cream or combination)

For French Chocolate Mousse:
6 ounces semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2 tsp espresso powder
3 eggs, separated
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 cup plus 2 tab

For top layer Espresso Ganache:
1/2 cup heavy cream
4.5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 tsp espresso powder
1 1/2 tsp vanilla


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