Wednesday, February 14, 2007

mini chocolate cheesecake for valentine's day

Happy valentine's day! Whether you have a lover or not, chocolate is definitely a must for everyone today! That might sounds like an excuse, but chocolate has antioxidants, doesn't it?
Mini chocolate cheesecake
[10 servings]

3/4 cup oat flakes
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
3 tablespoons non-hydrogenated margarine
8 oz light cream cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 egg
2/3 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup light sour cream (5.5% m.f.)
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  1. In a food processor, grind the oat flakes. Add the sugar, cacao, and margarine and blend until coarse.
  2. Press the crust in a muffin pan.
  3. Melt 1/3 cup chocolate chips in the microwave oven for 60 seconds. Stir. Heat another 30 seconds if necessary, until melted.
  4. In another bowl, cream the cream cheese. Add the egg, sugar, and cacao and blend until smooth.
  5. Add the melted chocolate chips. Blend until smooth.
  6. Add the other 1/3 cup chocolate chips and blend.
  7. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  9. Take off from the oven and let cool.
  10. In another bowl, mix the sour cream and the 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  11. Spread over the mini chocolate cheesecake.
  12. Garnish with the raspberries and share with the people you love!
Nutrition facts
[for 1 serving]
258 calories, 14 g fat, 7 g saturated,
28 g cabs, 1.6 g fiber, 6 g protein

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