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Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

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If you are a cheesecake fan, you are going to adore this turtle brownie cheesecake recipe. This is layered with a brownie, a cheesecake and a delicious whipped cream topping loaded with chocolate and caramel.

Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

Ingredients:

For the brownie:

  • 3/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 C flour
  • 6 tbsp hershey baking cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the cheesecake:

  • 20 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar, unpacked
  • 3/4 C caramel sauce
  • 1 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar

For the topping:

  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp hershey baking cocoa
  • Pecans
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Caramel sauce



Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Line a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper in the bottom and grease the sides.

Brownie:

  1. In a standing mixer, combine the melted butter, sugar and vanilla extract and mix until combined
  2. Add the eggs and mix until well combined.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to the egg mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the pan
  6. Bake for about 22-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow brownie to sit for 3-5 minutes, then remove to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

Cheesecake:

  1. Using a standing mixer, beat the cream cheese, sugar and brown sugar until smooth.
  2. Add the caramel sauce to the cream cheese mixture and mix until smooth.
  3. In another bowl using a hand mixer, whip the heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Line the sides of the pan with parchment paper that sticks about an inch above the sides of the pan to account for possible overflow.
  6. Top the brownie with the cheesecake mixture and spread into an even layer, then refrigerate overnight

Whipped Cream:

  1. Using the standing mixer, whip the heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar and cocoa powder until stiff peaks form.
  2. Using the piping bag with a star tip, scoop the whipped into the piping bag and pipe around the edges
  3. Drizzle the chocolate and caramel sauce all over the cheesecake
  4. Sprinkle with chopped pecans and enjoy your Turtle Brownie Cheesecake!

Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

Servings: 12 servings

Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
 
If you are a cheesecake fan, you are going to adore this turtle brownie cheesecake recipe. This is layered with a brownie, a cheesecake and a delicious whipped cream topping loaded with chocolate and caramel.

Ingredients

BROWNIE:

  • 3/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter melted
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 3/4 C flour
  • 6 tbsp hershey baking cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

CHEESECAKE:

  • 20 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar unpacked
  • 3/4 C caramel sauce
  • 1 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar

TOPPING:

  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp hershey baking cocoa
  • Pecans
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Caramel sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Line a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper in the bottom and grease the sides.

BROWNIE:

  1. In a standing mixer, combine the melted butter, sugar and vanilla extract and mix until combined
  2. Add the eggs and mix until well combined.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to the egg mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the pan
  6. Bake for about 22-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow brownie to sit for 3-5 minutes, then remove to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

CHEESECAKE:

  1. Using a standing mixer, beat the cream cheese, sugar and brown sugar until smooth.
  2. Add the caramel sauce to the cream cheese mixture and mix until smooth.
  3. In another bowl using a hand mixer, whip the heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Line the sides of the pan with parchment paper that sticks about an inch above the sides of the pan to account for possible overflow.
  6. Top the brownie with the cheesecake mixture and spread into an even layer, then refrigerate overnight

WHIPPED CREAM:

  1. Using the standing mixer, whip the heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar and cocoa powder until stiff peaks form.
  2. Using the piping bag with a star tip, scoop the whipped into the piping bag and pipe around the edges
  3. Drizzle the chocolate and caramel sauce all over the cheesecake
  4. Sprinkle with chopped pecans
Nutrition Facts
Turtle Brownie Cheesecake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 630 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40g 62%
Saturated Fat 24g 120%
Cholesterol 151mg 50%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Potassium 207mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 67g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 42g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 29.7%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 10.4%
Iron 7.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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