Kahlúa Cheesecake

Coffee liquor and cheesecake combined. That’s what life is all about. Check out this awesome Kahlúa infused recipe; make it at home and post it all over the internet – because you can.



For the crust:

  • 113 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 14 cup softened butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar

For the cheesecake:

  • 112 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 14 cup Kahlua
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 14 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 500g cream cheese, softened


  1. Cut softened cream cheese into pieces.
  2. Prepare chocolate crumb crust by crushing chocolate wafers and mixing butter and sugar in with the crumbs. Press the mixture firmly into a 22cm springform pan.
  3. Preheat oven to 180ºC degrees.
  4. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate with Kahlua and butter; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  5. In a bowl, combine eggs, sugar and salt; add sour cream and blend well.
  6. Add cream cheese to egg mixture; beat until smooth.
  7. Gradually blend in chocolate mixture.
  8. Turn into prepared crust and bake for 35 minutes or until filling is barely set in centre.
  9. Turn off heat and let stand in oven for 15 minutes with door open; then take out of oven and let stand at room temperature for one hour.
  10. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  11. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings if desired.


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