These amazing vegan cheesecake brownies combine the best out of two popular desserts. Oeey-gooey chocolate brownies and smooth, rich cheesecake! Yum! These Vegan Cheesecake Brownies are just worth making, as they’re really simple and quick to prepare but are absolutely mouthwatering! 

Cheesecake Brownies [Vegan]

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Serves

9

Cooking Time

35

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Ingredients

Brownie layer:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 ounces dark vegan chocolate, melted
  • 1/3 cup vegan butter/coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup soy/almond milk

Cheesecake layer:

  • 1 cup vegan yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Toppings:

  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips
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Preparation

  1. Place the flour, cacao powder, coconut sugar, baking powder and salt in a medium size bowl and whisk together.
  2. Melt the chocolate and add the butter, vanilla extract, almond butter and milk to it. Whisk together until you have a smooth mixture, then add to the dry ingredients. Combine with a spatula and set aside.
  3. Place the cashews, vegan yogurt and cornstarch into a high-speed blender and blend for 30 seconds until smooth.
  4. Line a 8-inch brownie tin with parchment paper, grease the sides preheat the oven to 350°F.
  5. Scoop 1/2 of the brownie batter into the tin and spread evenly. Add the cheesecake mixture on top and even out carefully. Add the remaining 1/2 of the batter on top and use a toothpick or fork to create swirls.
  6. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top and place in the oven for 35-40 minutes (depending on how gooey you want them). Let cool down for 5-10 minutes before cutting and serving.
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