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Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake

Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake

16 hrs total time

20 mins active time

Medium

Makes 25 servings

Ingredients


Measurements:

  • 7 oz unsalted butter

    chopped

  • 7 oz 70% dark chocolate

    chopped

  • 1 cup (7 oz) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs

    at room temperature

  • ½ cup (2½ oz) all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup (1¼ oz) self-rising flour
  • ½ cup (1½ oz) desiccated coconut

For the cheesecake:

  • 17½ oz cream cheese

    at room temperature

  • 1 cup (7 oz) superfine sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

    at room temperature

  • 1¼ cups (10 fl oz) heavy cream

To serve:

  • Blueberries
  • Powdered sugar

Instructions

  • 1Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch cake pan. Line the bottom and sides with parchment paper, extending the paper ¾ inch over the sides.
  • 2Put the butter and chocolate in a small saucepan. Stir constantly over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from the heat and stir in the sugar. Transfer mixture to a bowl.
  • 3Add the eggs, one at a time, stirring well between additions. Stir in the flours and coconut until just combined. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and level the top.
  • 4Bake for 20 minutes (base will still be soft). Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • 5Reduce the oven to 338°F.
  • 6Assemble the mixer using the glass mixing bowl and scraper beater. Place Put the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in the bowl. Turn the mixer to FOLDING/KNEADING setting and mix for 1 minute. Increase the speed to LIGHT MIXING setting and beat for 2-3 minutes until pale and creamy. Reduce speed to FOLDING/KNEADING setting and add the eggs, one at a time, then add the cream and beat for 30 seconds until just combined.
  • 7Carefully pour the cheesecake mixture over the lukewarm brownie base.
  • 8Bake for 35-40 minutes until cooked (the centerre will still wobble slightly).
  • 9Turn the oven off and cool in the oven, with the door ajar, for 2 hours. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 10Serve the chocolate brownie cheesecake in cut pieces topped with blueberries and dusted with icing powdered sugar.