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Viennese Brownies
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Viennese Brownies

These Viennese brownies are fudgy, dense and rich. They are like having brownies and cheesecake on every bite. The crunchy sliced almonds are like the cherry on top!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Resting time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese brownies, how to make viennese brownies, howto make brownies with cream cheese, Viennese brownies, viennese brownies recipe
Servings: 24 brownies
Calories: 258kcal
Author: Enri


  • ¾ cup butter
  • 10 ounces AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Finely Grated  Chocolate
  • 1 ½ cups superfine sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 8- ounce cream cheese package
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup sliced almonds


  • Have all the ingredients at room temperature.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Cover a 6-by-9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and the AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate.
  • In a bowl, beat 3 eggs with an electric mixer on medium speed for 1 minute.
  • Add 1¼ cups of the sugar and beat for 1 minute more.
  • Reduce the speed, add the flour, baking powder and salt and beat until well incorporated, 1 more minute.
  • Add the melted butter and chocolate and mix well, 1 more minute. Set aside.
  • Rinse the mixer blades.
  • In another bowl, beat the cream cheese with an electric mixer, 1 minute.
  • Add the rest of the sugar and beat until dissolved. Add the egg and the almond extract and mix well. Set aside.
  • Put half of the chocolate batter in the prepared baking mold.
  • Pour the cream cheese batter and on top layer the rest of the chocolate batter.
  • Sprinkle the sliced almonds.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out clean.
  • Transfer the mold to a wire rack until it is completely cold.
  • Cut into squares.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 326IU | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg