Cream Cheese Marble Brownies

By
Cafe Direct
20 - 30 mins
Beginner
Servings
16

These delicious cream cheese marble brownies are a rich combination of gooey chocolate, coffee and cream cheese. They will prove a hit with friends and family alike, just make sure you make enough of them to go round! Dial up the intensity and enjoy with a cup of rich roast coffee - ideal for an after dinner treat.

Freezable
No
Vegetarian
Ingredients
145g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
200g plain chocolate, broken into pieces
100ml freshly made strong Cafédirect coffee
225g caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 medium free-range eggs
85g plain flour
For the marbling mixture:
150g cream cheese
60g caster sugar
1 medium free-range egg, beaten
½ tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas
Butter and line a 20cm square tin. Melt the butter and chocolate in a large bowl over a pan of simmering water. Stir in the coffee, remove and cool slightly.
Stir in the sugar, vanilla and a pinch of salt, then whisk in the eggs and beat until smooth. Add the flour and carry on beating until glossy. Set aside.
In a bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth, then stir in the sugar, egg and vanilla. Spoon the dark mixture into the tin, then add the cheese mixture and use a knife to create marbling.
Bake for 30-40 minutes. Allow to cool on a rack, then cut into squares.