Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake

Throw a handful or two of nuts into this recipe to increase the unsaturated fat content and make this dessert even more nutritious.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 large eggs, divided
  • 2¼ cups granulated erythritol, divided
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 16 oz. cream cheese
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup full fat canned coconut milk
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Melt chocolate and butter together in a medium saucepan over low heat. Once melted, remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat 2 eggs, 1½ cups granulated erythritol, and vanilla extract until combined. Add almond flour and salt. Beat until incorporated. Add chocolate and butter mixture and beat until smooth.
  • Pour brownie mixture into the bottom of a greased 9" springform pan. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center of the brownies comes out clean.
  • Beat cream cheese in a stand mixer until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add sour cream and coconut milk and beat until incorporated. Beat in remaining 2 eggs, remaining ¾ cup granulated erythritol, and vanilla extract.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over brownie mixture.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300°F and bake for 45 minutes. Let cool and store in refrigerator until ready to serve.