Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies


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So I’ve seen a few of these floating around pinterest and I thought they looked nice and festive so I gave them a try. Essentially it’s a (red) chocolate and vanilla flavoured brownie with dollops of cheesecake mixture on top, swirled in to a nice pattern. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. And it’s good. Really, really good.

This week has been a bit of a disaster in terms of baking… My hand mixer broke! I was halfway through making doughnuts on Saturday and it just died on me and the doughnuts became a bit of a lost cause. I also made red velvet cake on Saturday and it just re-ignited my love for all things red velvet. Is it chocolate? Is it vanilla? Who knows… But it’s pretty and red so it’s a winner in my books. I’ll do proper posts for my classic red velvet cake and baked doughnuts over the next few months.

So, I have a new mixer now. It’s pink and has currently taken pride of place in my tiny uni kitchen and everyone must work around it. It’s not just a hand mixer either, it has a stand! Now it’s by no means a Kitchenaid or a Kenwood, but it (just about) does the job and I’m not going to complain! This recipe is super easy and literally takes about 10 minutes to throw together. Perfect if you’re busy with assignments and uni stuff like I am (this is when Christmas is simultaneously the best and worst time of the year).

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