Cocoa Almond Cheesecake

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Title: Cocoa Almond Cheesecake
Yield: 6 Servings


1 Sara lee original cream
-cheesecake; frozen 17 oz
1/2 c Sliced blanched almonds
1/4 c Cocoa powder

Remove cheesecake from foil container and place on a sheet of wax paper;
thaw for 10 minutes. Sprinkle almond slices evenly over cake, patting down
gently with finger tips. Place cocoa powder in a small strainer. Using
sheets of paper as templates, create three even stripes of cocoa dust atop
the cake. To make the first stripe, cover 2/3 of the cake with a sheet of
paper, leaving the outer edge (approximately 1 1/2 inches at widest point)
exposed. Place strainer over exposed edge and tap rim lightly to dust cake.

To make the middle stripe, use two sheets of paper to cover the outer
thirds of the cake, leaving the middle exposed. Repeat cocoa dusting.
Repeat template procedure for outer edge on opposite side of cake and dust
with cocoa. Using two large pancake spatulas, carefully transfer cake to a
serving plate.

Busted by Barbra

Recipe by: Sara Lee

Posted to brand-name-recipes by Beach Princess on Jan
22, 1998