Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake

Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake

Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake is the ultimate indulgence, combining layers of rich brownie, creamy cheesecake, decadent chocolate ganache, and fluffy whipped cream. This show-stopping dessert is perfect for special occasions or any time you crave a sweet treat.

Why Make Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake

Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake is a dessert lover’s dream come true. It offers the perfect balance of textures and flavors, from the chewy brownie base to the creamy cheesecake filling, topped with luscious chocolate ganache and fluffy whipped cream. Plus, it’s surprisingly easy to make, despite its gourmet appearance.

How to Make Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake

  1. Preheat and Prep:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and spray a springform pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Brownie Base:
    • Prepare the brownie mix according to package directions and bake for 30-40 minutes. Allow it to cool afterward.
  3. Cheesecake Mixture:
    • Using a standing mixer, whip the cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs one at a time, then mix in the vanilla extract.
  4. Combine Layers:
    • Pour the cheesecake mixture over the cooled brownie base. Bake for about an hour or until the center is almost set. Let it cool to room temperature, then refrigerate overnight.
  5. Chocolate Ganache:
    • Microwave the chocolate chips and heavy cream for 45 seconds. Stir until smooth and pour over the chilled cheesecake. Refrigerate for another hour.
  6. Whipped Cream Topping:
    • Whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla until stiff peaks form. Pipe around the edge of the cheesecake and sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

Serve slices of Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake with extra chocolate sauce, caramel sauce, or maraschino cherries for an extra indulgent touch. It pairs perfectly with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the ultimate hot fudge sundae experience.

Some Techniques or Tips

  • Make sure to allow the cheesecake to cool completely before adding the chocolate ganache topping to prevent it from melting.
  • For a variation, you can add chopped nuts or mini chocolate chips to the brownie batter for added texture and flavor.