Cooking and Recipes


{ Final product- Delicious Cream cheese brownies }

Brownie mixture

  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 200g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 250g golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 100ml coffee or espresso
  • 100g plain flour
Marble topping  

  • 150g cream cheese 
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 stp vanilla 
1. Preheat oven to 170C/ gas mark 3. Greese a 20cm square tin with butter and line with baking paper.

2. Melt the butter and chocolate in a large heatproof bowl set over a small pan of just simmering water. Remove from heat once melted and leave on side to cool.

3. Stir the sugar, vanilla and salt into the cooled butter and chocolate mixture, than whisk with an electronic whisk. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl and  add to mixture while whisking until smooth. Stir in the coffe, than sieve in the flour and mix until glossy. 

4. For the marbling mixture in a bowl beat the cream cheese until smooth and then stir in the sugar and vanilla. Finally add the beaten egg.  Tip: Make sure all the ingredients are the same temperature and put in the fridge for 2 minutes straight after you turn off the electronic whisk.

5. Spoon the brownie mixture into the lined tin then top with the marble topping mixture, using a knife to cut through the topping mixture and create a marble effect. Be careful not to over mix or you will loose the effect.

6. Bake for 30 minutes, Remove from the oven, allow to cool in the tin then cut into squares.