Recipe: Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Brownies

CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHEESECAKE BROWNIES

This one plays up to Barry's desperately sweet tooth. If you've got one you'll love this too! As with so many sweet baked recipes it makes for an awesome photo too... always important in Barry's eye (or lens)!

Ingredients

  • 140 g butter
  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 225 g caster sugar (base)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (base)
  • 2 eggs
  • 60 g plain flour (base)
  • 60 g cocoa
  • 75 g cream cheese
  • 50 g caster sugar (filling)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (filling)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 75 g plain flour (filling)
  • 1 orange
preheat the oven

Step 1

Preheat The Oven

Preheat the oven to 170°C and line a rectangular baking tin with greaseproof paper.

melt

Step 2

Melt

Put the butter, chocolate and sugar into a bowl and microwave until melted, stirring every 30 seconds or so.

add the eggs

Step 3

Add The Eggs

Crack in the eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth and glossy. Add the flour and cocoa into the chocolate mix and beat well.

pour into the mould

Step 4

Pour Into The Mould

Pour into the lined cheesecake mould.

beat together

Step 5

Beat Together

Beat the sugar and vanilla into the cream cheese, then beat in the egg, flour and zest of the orange to create the cream cheese filling. Spoon the cream cheese mix into the brownie in blobs.

create a marbled effect

Step 6

Create A Marbled Effect

Use a knife to move the mixture around, creating a marbled effect.

bake

Step 7

Bake

Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes and allow to cool fully in the mould before cutting into square pieces to serve. Makes 12 squares

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