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The Ultimate Cheesecake Brownie Recipe

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This recipe for The Ultimate Cheesecake Brownie, by , is from The Elm Valley Community Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Angie Marsalis
Added: Saturday, March 22, 2008



4 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
cup unsalted butter, cubed
2 tbsps cocoa powder
1 tsp instant coffee granules
1 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
tsp salt
3 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
cup walnuts, toasted and chopped


4 ounces cream cheese, softened
cup sugar
zest from 1 lemon, minced
lemon, juiced
tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1 egg

Preheat oven to 350F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick spray. Place chocolate, butter, cocoa powder and coffee in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat on full power in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds. Remove when chocolate is nearly melted. Stir until totally smooth. Add sugar, vanilla and salt. Blend in eggs, 1 at a time. Fold in flour and walnuts. Spread batter in baking pan and set aside.

In a mixing bowl; beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla and salt with an electric mixer until smooth. Add egg and blend well. Spread mixture evenly over the top of the unbaked brownie batter. Bake 1 hour or until cheesecake is set and golden around edges. Cool, cover and chill overnight. Cut into squares and serve.




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