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Brownie Bake with Cherries and Cream Cheese Swirl

By: Not Your Mother's Casseroles by Faith Durand

Didn't think chocolate dessert recipes couldn't possibly get more decadent? Think again. This Brownie bake with Cherries and Cream Cheese Swirl is so incredibly rich and delicious you won't believe your mouth. The recipe uses juicy cherries to make the brownie batter even sweeter. Just pour in the brownie batter, then the cream cheese, bake and enjoy.

Serves8

Cooking Time40 min

Ingredients

  • FOR THE BROWNIES:
  • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup halved, pitted cherries (fresh or thawed frozen)
  • FOR THE CREAM CHEESE SWIRL:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick), at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and lightly grease the baking dish with butter or non-stick cooking spray.

  2. To make the brownies, combine the chocolates, butter, and sugar in a double broiler or a saucepan over very low heat. Heat carefully until melted and smooth, stirring frequently at the end as the chocolate melts. Set aside to cool slightly.

  3. Beat the eggs until pale and lightened--at least 6 minutes in an electric mixer--then slowly mix in the melted chocolate mixture. Add the flour, baking powder, and salt to the bowl, along with the vanilla. Mix just until combined, then stir in half of the cherries. Spread the brownie batter in the prepared pan.

  4. To make the cream cheese swirl, whip the cream cheese with the butter, sugar, and almond extract until light and fluffy. Stir in the remaining cherries. Drop the cream cheese mixture on top of the brownie batter in 6 evenly spaced spoonfuls, then take a thin knife and swirl the cream cheese through the batter. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until just set. Let cool for at least 15 minutes before cutting and serving.

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Do you drain the cherries before adding to the mix? I think this dessert sounds like one you want when you have a family movie night and you want something rich and sweet to go with the buttered popcorn that you snack on. I mean, who doesn't like sweet and salty when watching a movie. They just go hand-in-hand.

Hi SissieSass, this recipe calls for either fresh or frozen cherries. If they are frozen, make sure they are thawed and drained before adding them in. - Natalie, Editor of AllFreeCasseroleRecipes

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