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Chocolate - Cherry Cheesecake

3/4 cup dried cherries
1 Chocolate Cookie Crumb Crust, prebaked
2 pounds cream cheese, softened
1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons, sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 eggs, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons whipping cream
6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

Put cherries in a small bowl, cover with boiling water and allow
to stand for 30 minutes. Drain, pat dry on paper towels and set

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wrap springform pan, with prepared
crust, with aluminum foil and place in a larger baking pan with
sides at least 2 inches high. Put cream cheese in a large mixer
bowl and mix, on low speed, until smooth, about 1 minute. Add the
sugar and mix an additional minute.

Mix in the flour. Add eggs, two at a time, mixing well after each
addition. Scrape down sides of the bowl. Mix in vanilla, almond
extract and lemon juice. Add whipping cream. mix in cherries and
chocolate. Pour into crust.

Place cheesecake in the oven and pour hot water in larger baking
pan to reach 1 inch up the side of the springform pan. Bake 1 hour,
or until the top looks firm and set.

Cool the cheesecake, covered loosely with paper towels, in the
water bath for 1 hour on a wire rack. Remove from water bath, remove
paper towels and cool another hour on wire rack. Cover with plastic
wrap and refrigerate 6

hours to overnight before serving.


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