Recipe

Marbled cheesecake brownies

  • 30 mins preparation
  • 45 mins cooking
  • Makes 15 Item
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Ingredients

Marbled cheesecake brownies
  • 100 gram dark cooking chocolate, chopped
  • 125 gram butter, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup caster sugar, plus 1/2 cup extra
  • 3 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 250 gram cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Method

Marbled cheesecake brownies
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C/140°C fan forced. Grease and line a 30x20cm (base measurement) slice pan with baking paper, extending paper at long sides for handles.
  • 2
    Combine chocolate, butter and cocoa powder in a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Add 1 cup sugar and 2 of the eggs; stir until combined. Sift flour over chocolate mixture and stir. Set a side.
  • 3
    Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, extra sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl until smooth and creamy. Add remaining egg and beat until well combined. Place large spoonfuls of chocolate mixture and cream cheese mixture in prepared pan, alternating mixtures. Using a round-bladed knife, swirl mixture to marble.
  • 4
    Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted at centre comes out clean. Remove from oven. Cool brownies in pan. Cut into squares. Serve.

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