Saturday, 10 March 2012

Marble Cheese Brownies

If you love brownies and cheesecake, why not whip up a fresh batch of cheesecake brownies? The marriage between creaminess and richness is certainly irresistible. These are a great treat to serve at a family dinner or at a kid's birthday party. They're so simple to make.

Ingredients for the brownies:
  • 250g butter
  • 1 cup of cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 11/2 cup of castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 11/2 cup of plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven at 175C, grease and line a 10"x10" baking pan.

Sift plain flour with baking powder and bicarbonate soda and set aside.

Melt butter in a saucepan and mix in the cocoa powder and stir to blend.

Hand whisk the eggs and sugar until combine, add in the butter cocoa mixture and mix well.

Add in the evaporated milk and then the flour, adding bit by bit and stir until well combined. lastly add in the vanilla extract.

Pour the batten into the baking pan but set aside 2-3 tbsp of the cocoa batter for the marble effect.

Bake for 20-30 minutes

Ingredients for the Cheese Marble Layer:
  • 250g cream cheese, at room tempeature
  • 1 cup of castor sugar
  • 1 egg

Beat cream cheese until light and creamy.

Add in sugar and beat well.

Add in the egg and mix until well combined.

Pour the cheese batter onto the baked brownies, then pipe the remaining cocoa batter on top the cheese batter in vertical lines, and using toothpick, scale it slightly to create the marble effect.

Bake it foe another 20 minutes, let it cool on the pan for about 10 minutes before taking the cake out and let it cool on the wire rack.

Cut into squares and it's ready to serve.

In another bowl, beat eggs with sugar until

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