“Chocolate Brownie Cherry Cheesecake” is an indulgent and decadent dessert that combines the rich, fudgy texture of chocolate brownies with the creamy, smooth consistency of cheesecake. This dessert typically features a base layer of dense chocolate brownie, which provides a deep cocoa flavor and a chewy contrast to the layers above.
Atop the brownie base sits a layer of smooth cheesecake, often flavored with vanilla or almond extract to complement the chocolate. The cheesecake layer is creamy and rich, offering a delightful contrast to the brownie layer in both texture and taste.
The crowning feature of this dessert is a topping of cherry compote or cherry pie filling, adding a burst of tart, fruity sweetness that cuts through the richness of the chocolate and cheesecake. The cherries’ bright, acidic flavor and vibrant red color make this dessert not only delicious but also visually striking.
Some variations might include a drizzle of chocolate ganache, fresh cherries for garnish, or a sprinkle of chocolate shavings or chips. This dessert is a favorite for its luxurious layers and combination of beloved flavors, making it a perfect choice for special occasions or as a show-stopping finish to a meal.
1 Box of Betty Crocker Dark Chocolate Brownie Mix, prepare according to box
1 can cherry pie filling (Or use an additional can for decorating the slices)
One 8 oz package cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
⅓ cup sugar
Optional: hot fudge for serving
Grease a 9″ springform pan, line it with parchment and grease again.
Preheat oven 350.
Spread half the brownie in the pan.
Beat cream cheese, egg, vanilla and sugar,
Spread this over the brownie batter.
Dollop scoops of the cherry pie filling on top, reserving a bit for the tops.
Use the rest of the brownie batter to top the cherries.
Spread carefully with offset spatula.
Bake about approx 60 minutes until baked all the way though.
Cool to room temp and then chill a few hours before cutting.
Top with extra cherries you reserved or use an extra can if you want a lot!!!
Source : Allrecipes