Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Salam to all,

What do u do when u have a block of cream cheese in the fridge which was bought so many months ago and will expire next month??  Make something sinful like this peanut butter cheesecake swirl brownie I supposed ~ even though my swirl is no where to be seen ahhaakkkss.  I tried my best to create the swirl but I am just not talented at all lah.....haiizz.  The peanut butter swirl got engulfed by the dark coloured chocolate brownie batter *sobs sobs* when I tried to swirl them.  My next project is to finish the mascarpone cheese and 1 litre whipped cream that will expire next month also.  What to bake.....what to bake haiizzz??  Thinking mode is on......

The chocolate aroma when the brownie was out of the oven really makes me feel like as if I am in a chocolate factory.  Adeeehhh this brownie I tell u is so rich with chocolate and cheese, once u have a bite u will "sure forget nama emak".  A popular phrase usually quoted by the none other famous blogger Uncle Lee nyehahahaz.  I am a very big fan of peanut butter.  I luv to have my toast with peanut butter and strawberry jam and when peanut butter was combined with this brownie.....Abislah dah cfm!!!  I have to ring my mummy now and asked for her name :ppppp

Yat Maria this is the fizzy drink that I was telling u abt.  Just Juice Bubbles....50% Juice & 50% Lemonade.  Our favourite drink ;) $1.99 for 1.25 litres.  One is orange & mango while the other is tropical.  There used to be other flavours like mandarin & passionfruit and lemon & lemonade but no longer on the supermarket shelfs.  Definitely can't find them in Singapore, JB and some say Batam ahakkksss ;)

Ok back to the brownie, the method suggests that brownies are best consumed after 24hrs and are fudgier when kept in the fridge.  Ehhhh I don't have the patience to wait that long.  If u are like me, have no patience to let the brownie cools down before cutting, I would advice u to 'not try it at home' otherwise it will crumble when u cut it but it was worth it hehehez.  Jannah ate the edges and came running back asking for more, by the time she ran back the 4th time, the amt of brownies she ate equates to 2 whole brownies.  Anyway, I made half ot the recipe from Annie's blog.  I copied the original recipe from The Kitchenist blog instead as its easier....no conversion or reduction required.

Source : Annie @ Annie's Eat
Adapted From : The Kitchenist

200g unsalted butter (I used Anchor salted)
85g dark baking chocolate (I used Callebaut 64% Couverture), chopped
50g cocoa powder (I used Valrhona)

225g caster sugar
3 large eggs
85g cream cheese
1 tsp. vanilla extract
70g plain flour
1/4 tsp. salt (I did not add)

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Swirl
115g cream cheese (I used 165g cos that's how much was left)
85g peanut butter
3 Tbs. caster sugar
1 egg yolk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Prepare a 8 x 8″ baking pan by buttering the sides, and lining the bottom and two sides with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl or medium saucepan, melt together the butter and chocolate. When it’s smooth, remove from the heat and whisk in the cocoa powder, sugar, eggs and cream cheese. Finally, stir in the vanilla, flour and salt. Spread the mixture into the prepared baking tin, and set aside while you prepare the cheesecake swirl (if using).

3. For the peanut butter cheesecake swirl, whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Spread over the top of the brownie batter, and using a spoon or small spatula, swirl the two mixtures together.

4. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until set and springy in the middle. Allow brownies to cool for 10 minutes in the pan, before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Brownies are best after 24 hours, and get even fudgier if kept in the fridge.

Served warm with camouflage ice cream flavoured lime & chocolate and drizzled with Aunt Betty's dark chocolate sauce.  PBG (Perangai Budak Gemok)!!!  TTFN :ppppp


Yat Maria said...

When I dtg NZ, silalah sediakan 1 crate for me taw..I nak yg orange & mango tu jugak..heheh..And I wouldn;t mind if you kasi sekali sepiring PBB itew..U know babe, this week I nak kena buat brownies lagi..the super fudgy one..request for bday partayyyy!! Ku pun akan berronggeng ni hujung minggu..home away from home..tapi ku nak bawak jugak bantal bushuk ku & bantal guling ku..wlpn dah tersedia katil & bantal..mana sama bushuk dia ngan our original kan..kahkahkah..

mrs plain-june said...

hallemak! gambar brownies with icecream is very very very tempting!!! kecoq ayaq lioq wehh...

Anie said...


Betol 1 crate aja?? I baru ingatkan nak sediakan satu container kapal ahakkksss. PBB tu kalau termakan lepas tu u lupa nama mak jgn salahkan I ehh hehehez :ppp

Weeeehhhhoooo nak pegi enjoy eh this weekend. Ke manakah itew?? Chalet ke?? Cfm makan besar2an....ahhh I miss bbq chicken wings yummz yummz. Bake itew brownie yg featured dkt rumah Rima ke babe?? Itew cfm super fudgy and super sinful....!!

Anie said...


Ehhhehehez....I spy u pun ada bake brownie kan. Apa lagi serve it with ice cream lah....sedaapppp I tell u :pppp


GOSH!!! I can't take my eyes off from all those pictures above. Inviting brownies that too yang ada ice cream on top...adui!!! Slurp!! :)

Rima said...

eh eh.. patut ku terbatuk sampai keluar hinggus hahaha tu brownies kira nak goda kita yg tengah malas to bake eh.. nanti eh PBB.. akan ku cuba pada satu hari dihari raya wokey.. for now i am kaput..

I also like that drink.. why only Yat dapat..

PBG.. muahahaha ade ade ajer dah Anie ni

Anie said...


Thank u for the kind compliments dear ;) and thank u also sbb sudi drop by my blog. The brownie is already super sinful and I cant stop eating it and to top it off with ice cream. Adeehhh I almost pengsan hehehez.

Anie said...


Alaaaa kita ngumpat benda yg baik2 aja pasal u hehehez. Tu pun boleh terbatok2 ke :pp I understand how u feel cfm very shagged kan after preparing for Sonia's bday. I felt the same way too after Jannah's bday celebration. Luckily her 4th bday was celebrated dkt sg...ada jugak my family tolong2 kalau tak cfm kappoottt.

That drink....Yat tanya hari tu. So, I tunjuk lah kat dia. Dia ckp dia nak buat sendiri and letak that cocktail payung hahahaz. Kalau u dtg sini, I blanja u this drink also no problem. Nak satu crate jugak ke mcm Yat hehehez.

PBG wahahahaz....and haizzz at the same time. Hairan mcm mana u and hb stays kurus after eating all those desserts that u made!! >.<

Rima said...

muahaha dia kurus ku caya cos perut byk cacing kerawet hahaha.. ku kurus.. ohhh tidakkk.. long way to go :o(

Anie said...


Heepppp u also kurus lah. BMI semua ok kan hehehez yg penting kita sihat ajalah insyaAllah. Hmmzz kalau that cacing kerawit really works to make me kurus. I am so gonna cultivate them inside my peyut now hahahaz :p