Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe - Indulge in a Heavenly Dessert

Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake

Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe - Indulge in a Heavenly Dessert
Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Servings: 8


Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake
Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake

Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake with this heavenly recipe. This dessert is perfect for any special occasion or simply as a treat for yourself.


The origins of Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake are unclear, but it has become a popular dessert choice for chocolate lovers everywhere. This recipe combines the creamy texture of cheesecake with the rich flavor of chocolate for a truly divine dessert experience.


How to prepare


  1. Heat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
  2. Combine flour, half of the pecans, and margarine in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Spread the mixture into a pie pan and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Allow it to cool.


  1. Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, and one of the whipped toppings together.
  2. If this is too sweet, add the lemon juice.
  3. Spread the mixture on top of the crust.
  4. Allow it to cool in the refrigerator.
  5. Cook the pudding according to the instructions.
  6. Let it cool and spread it on top of the cream cheese mixture.
  7. Cool it in the refrigerator.
  8. Spread the second whipped cream/topping on top of the cooled pudding.
  9. Sprinkle with the remaining pecans.


  • For a twist on the classic recipe, try adding a layer of raspberry or strawberry jam between the cream cheese and pudding layers.
  • Experiment with different types of nuts, such as almonds or walnuts, for a unique flavor profile.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to allow enough time for the cheesecake to cool in the refrigerator before serving to ensure the layers set properly.

- For a smoother texture, make sure the cream cheese is at room temperature before mixing it with the other ingredients.

- To add a hint of citrus flavor, try adding a touch of orange or lime zest to the cream cheese mixture.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder for an extra touch of elegance.

Cooking Techniques

The key to a successful Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake is to allow each layer to cool properly before adding the next. This will ensure that the layers set and the flavors meld together perfectly.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you prefer a different type of nut, feel free to substitute the pecans with almonds, walnuts, or hazelnuts. You can also use graham cracker crumbs instead of flour for the crust.

Make Ahead Tips

Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days before serving. This makes it a convenient dessert option for dinner parties or special occasions.

Presentation Ideas

For a stunning presentation, garnish the top of the cheesecake with chocolate shavings, fresh berries, or a drizzle of caramel sauce. Serve each slice on a decorative plate for an elegant touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake with a rich cup of coffee or a glass of red wine for a truly indulgent dessert experience.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply allow the cheesecake to come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake contains approximately 350 calories.


Each serving of Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake contains approximately 45 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake contains approximately 20 grams of fats.


Each serving of Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake contains approximately 5 grams of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake is a rich source of calcium, vitamin A, and iron.


This recipe contains dairy (cream cheese), nuts (pecans), and gluten (flour). Please be mindful of any allergies or dietary restrictions.


Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake is a decadent dessert that is high in carbohydrates and fats, but also provides essential nutrients like calcium and iron.


Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake is a luxurious dessert that combines the creamy texture of cheesecake with the rich flavor of chocolate. With layers of pudding, cream cheese, and whipped cream, this dessert is sure to impress your guests and satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The moment I found this recipe is one I won't soon forget. It was a warm summer day, and I was cleaning out the attic when I stumbled upon an old recipe book that belonged to my great-grandmother. As I flipped through the yellowed pages, my eyes landed on a recipe that caught my attention - Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake.

I had never heard of such a decadent dessert before, and I was immediately intrigued. The recipe was written in a delicate cursive, and the ingredients listed were unlike anything I had ever seen. I knew I had to try making it.

I remembered my great-grandmother telling me stories about her travels around the world and how she would always pick up new recipes from the people she met. Could this be one of those recipes she had picked up during her adventures?

Excited to try my hand at making this celestial dessert, I gathered all the ingredients listed in the recipe book. The process of making the cheesecake was intricate and required a lot of patience, but I was determined to recreate the dessert that had captured my imagination.

The first step was to make the chocolate cookie crust. I crushed the cookies until they resembled fine crumbs and mixed them with melted butter to form a sticky base for the cheesecake. As I pressed the mixture into the bottom of the springform pan, I could already smell the rich aroma of chocolate wafting through the kitchen.

Next, I moved on to making the creamy chocolate cheesecake filling. I melted the chocolate in a double boiler until it was smooth and silky, then whipped together cream cheese, sugar, and eggs until the mixture was light and fluffy. I carefully folded in the melted chocolate, being careful not to deflate the airy texture of the batter.

I poured the luscious chocolate cheesecake filling over the cookie crust and smoothed it out with a spatula. The cheesecake was then ready to be baked in the oven, where it would slowly rise and set into a velvety, decadent dessert.

As the cheesecake baked, the aroma of chocolate and cream cheese filled the kitchen, making my mouth water in anticipation. I couldn't wait to taste the final product and see if it lived up to its celestial name.

After what felt like an eternity, the cheesecake was finally ready. I carefully removed it from the oven and allowed it to cool to room temperature before transferring it to the refrigerator to set overnight.

The next day, I eagerly sliced into the Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake, marveling at the rich, creamy texture and the deep, chocolatey flavor. Each bite was a symphony of flavors and textures - the buttery cookie crust, the velvety chocolate filling, and the smooth, tangy cream cheese.

As I savored each bite of the celestial dessert, I couldn't help but feel a sense of connection to my great-grandmother. I imagined her traveling the world, collecting recipes and stories along the way, and passing them down through generations.

The Celestial Chocolate Cheesecake had become more than just a dessert to me - it was a link to my past, a reminder of the rich culinary heritage that had been passed down through my family. And as I shared the recipe with my own loved ones, I knew that it would continue to be a part of our family's culinary tradition for years to come.


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