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Issue 439: Cappuccino Cheese Brownies

Faigy Grossman

Nothing goes together like chocolate and coffee. (And cheese, of course!)

Thursday, May 03, 2018

 Mishpacha-Recipe

Table design by Faige Tress of the decorative edge Photography by Hudi Greenberger

Out-of-this-world delicious, these dairy brownie bars are packed full of fabulous flavors everyone loves!

Ingredients

Yields 24 brownies

Brownies
  • ¾ cup (1½ sticks) margarine
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 package instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • ⅓ cup chocolate chips
  • ⅔ cup cappuccino chips, divided
  •  
  • Cappuccino Cheesecake Layer
    • 8 oz (226 g) whipped cream cheese
    • 1 5.3-oz (150-gr) container coffeeflavored Greek yogurt
    • ½ cup sugar
    • 1 egg
    • ½ tsp coffee, diluted in a drop of hot
    • Water



Preparation

Cream together margarine and sugars. Beat in pudding mix. Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix until well incorporated. Add baking soda and powder, flour, cocoa powder, and water; beat until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and ⅓ cup cappuccino chips and mix well.

Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Transfer batter to pan and level with spatula. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

In a separate bowl, mix together all cheesecake ingredients. Spoon over brownie batter; swirl to marbleize with a spoon. The brownie batter does not marbleize easily; you can also just leave the cheese layer on top if desired. Sprinkle with remaining ⅓ cup cappuccino chips.

Bake 45–55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with just a few moist crumbs. and allow to cool before cutting into squares.

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