Cheesecake brownies

Pairing two of our favourite desserts, rich and creamy cheesecake and decadent chocolate brownies, this dessert recipe is sure to please any sweet tooth. Make a batch to share with your loved ones this weekend.
Cheesecake BrowniesAustralian Women's Weekly


Cheesecake topping


1.Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease a 20cm-square cake pan, line the base side with baking paper.
2.Place the butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water; stir until melted.
3.Beat the egg and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until thick and creamy. Gradually stir in the chocolate mixture and sifted flours.
4.Spread mixture into prepared pan; bake for about 10 minutes or until just firm to touch.
5.Meanwhile, make cheesecake topping: Beat cheese, vanilla extract and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until smooth; add the cream, beat until thick. Add the egg and beat until just combined.
6.Pour the cheesecake topping over the brownie base, sprinkle with almonds. Bake for a further 15 minutes or until set; cool.
7.Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.


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