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Daytime Kitchen: Dark Chocolate Guinness Cheesecake

Try out this sweet St. Patrick's Day Treat from Jenna Begley at 419 West

ROANOKE – Try out this sweet St. Patrick's Day Treat from Jenna Begley at 419 West, a Dark Chocolate Guinness Cheesecake.

Guinness Dark Chocolate Cheesecake 
3# Cream Cheese
¾ box powdered sugar
2 whole eggs
4 egg yolks
1 Vanilla bean
1 Cup Guinness
1 1/2 Cups Dark Chocolate 
Crust
1 ½ -2 packs graham crackers crushed
4 oz clarified butter

Directions
Mix together graham crackers and clarified butter in a bowl. Press into spring form pan with bottom lined with parchment paper and freeze. In a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat cream cheese until smooth for three minutes. Meanwhile, melt chocolate over a double boiler then beat into cream cheese and add sugar. After sugar is incorporated mix in whole eggs and egg yolk one at a time until each are mixed well then add vanilla. Poor mixture over frozen crust, smoothing out the sides of the pan. Bake at 350 for a hour and a half, cheesecake should be firm. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Baileys Whipped Cream
1/2 oz Baileys Irish Cream
1/2 Cup Whipping Cream
4 Tbsp Powdered Sugar

Directions
In a chilled mixing bowl, add all ingredients and whip together until stiff peaks form. Remove from bowl and serve chilled.