Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

by

Good Housekeeping

POSTED Fri, 3 October 2014

Serves

24

Total Time

65 MINS

Calories

217

A ribbon of creamy almond cheesecake winds its way through the middle of these super-chocolatey brownies.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour

    1 ¼ cups (about 162 g)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    ¾ teaspoon (about 3.75 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    ½ teaspoon (about 3 g)

  • Semisweet chocolate icon
    Semisweet chocolate

    113.5 g (about ½ cup)chopped

  • Unsweetened chocolate icon
    Unsweetened chocolate

    113.5 g (about 22 ⅔)chopped

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    ½ cup (about 115.2 g)

  • Sugar icon
    Sugar

    1 ½ cups (about 306 g)

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    4 (about 200 g)

  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract

    2 teaspoons (about 8.8 g)

  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese

    340.5 g (about 1 ½ cups)

  • Almond extract icon
    Almond extract

    ¾ teaspoon (about 3.3 g)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 2. Line a clean baking pan with foil
  • 3. Grease
  • 4. Add plain flour, baking powder and salt to a clean small bowl
  • 5. Whisk briefly then set aside
  • 6. Add semisweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate and unsalted butter to a clean saucepan
  • 7. Melt while stirring occasionally - low heat
  • 8. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  • 9. Transfer chocolate mixture to large mixing bowl
  • 10. Add sugar to the chocolate mixture
  • 11. Beat until combined
  • 12. Add egg to the chocolate mixture one by one while mixing
  • 13. Add vanilla extract to the chocolate mixture
  • 14. Beat until well blended
  • 15. Transfer dry ingredients to chocolate mixture
  • 16. Mix until just blended
  • 17. Add cream cheese to a clean small bowl
  • 18. Beat until smooth
  • 19. Add sugar, egg, vanilla extract and almond extract to the mixture
  • 20. Beat until combined
  • 21. Transfer chocolate mixture to baking pan
  • 22. Swirl mixture into brownies
  • 23. Bake until skewer tests clean - 35 min, 175°C
  • 24. Let cool
  • 25. Slice into squares

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