Tremendous Cheesecake Brownies

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I like a good brownie, and I love a good cheesecake, so why not combine the two together… It’s a marriage made in heaven.

This dish is not about ingredients, as much as it is about presentation.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

CHEESCAKE INGREDIENTS

8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
sugar, granulated variety, or sugar substitute
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1 medium
lemon, just the zest

BROWNIE INGREDIENTS

4 Tbsp
sweet butter, unsalted (use clarified, if possible)
1/2 c
semi sweet chocolate
1/2 c
bitter sweet chocolate
1/2 c
sugar, granulated variety, or sugar substitute
2 large
eggs
2/3 c
flour, all-purpose variety
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt, kosher variety, fine grind

Step-By-Step

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1PREP/PREPARE

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2THE CHEESECAKE

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3Gather your ingredients.

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4Place all of the ingredients for the cheesecake into a bowl.

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5Use a whisk or blender stick to thoroughly mix all the ingredients, and reserve.

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6THE BROWNIE

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7Add some water to a double boiler, and place over medium heat.

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8Add the butter, and both types of chocolate.

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9Stir the mixture until blended.

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10Remove from the heat, and then add the sugar, and eggs.

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11Stir until fully incorporated.

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12Add the flour, baking powder and salt to a large bowl, and whisk to combine.

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13Add the melted chocolate, and stir until fully incorporated.

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14THE ASSEMBLY

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15Chef’s Note: I’m using a mini cheesecake pan to bake these; however, you could put them into simple paper baking cups.

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16Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 320 (160c).

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17Add 1 tablespoon of the brownie mix to the bottom of the paper baking cup, or pan.

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18Add 1 tablespoon of the cheesecake mixture to the top of the brownie mix.

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19Complete by adding 1 tablespoon of brownie mix to the top.

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20Chef’s Note: Repeat for the remaining brownie/cheesecakes.

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21Place into the preheated oven until fully baked, about 20 to 25 minutes.

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22Chef's Note: Allow to fully cool before serving.

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23PLATE/PRESENT

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24Place one on a serving dish, and garnish with a bit of whipped cream, and maybe a lemon twist. Enjoy.

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25Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom