Two amazing desserts in one ?? First there is a dense, chewy brownie. And topped off with a delicious non-bake Nutella cheesecake layer. Together, the equal a slice of chocolate heaven !
For the brownies
- 3/4 cup flour, sifted
- 1/2 cup cocoa
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 11/2 cups sugar
- 170g butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
For the Nutella cheesecake:
- 1 cup Nutella
- 1 cup icing sugar
- 11/2 cups double cream
- Melted chocolate, for decoration
Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C for fan oven. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan.
In a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa and salt. Melt butter in a large saucepan and remove from heat. Stir in sugar and vanilla extract. Quickly whisk in eggs, one at a time.
Add butter mixture to flour mixture and stir until well blended. Spread brownie batter into prepared tin and bake for 20-30 minutes. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, make the Nutella cheesecake layer. With an electric mixer, beat together cream cheese, Nutella and icing sugar until smooth.
In a separate bowl, beat double cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Fold the whipped cream into the Nutella mixture. Spread over the cooled brownies.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving or until the cheesecake layer is firm. Drizzle with melted chocolate if desired.