Sunday, February 22, 2009

Chocolate Swirl Brownies

Source: An old Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital fundraising cookbook, probably from the 1980's. I wonder if they still make these, it's a really great cookbook!

  • 6 squares semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 brick (1 cup) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease 9" (23cm) square baking pan
  3. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and butter.
  4. Remove saucepan from heat. With wooden spoon beat in 2 eggs and 1/2 cup sugar until well blended. Stir in flour, salt, and baking powder.
  5. Pour batter into baking and set aside.
  6. In a small bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese, vanilla, 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 egg until smooth, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
  7. Spoon cream cheese mixture over batter in baking pan. With fork cut and twist through batter a few times to obtain swirled effect.
  8. Bake brownies 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean
  9. Cool brownies in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
Makes 20 brownies. Calories per brownies: 190

1 comment:

LittleSpots said...

I am so trying this. It looks yummy without being too fussy to make. Thanks for the recipi!