Delicious Banana Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownie!

Oh how the taste of banana and chocolate blend so well and then add the smooth taste of cream cheese, what else could be better, it’s a dessert fanatics dream.  This recipe, although having more steps then most, is worth the effort and not very complicated as long as you read the recipe well.  This dessert is worth every step so go ahead and try it out!Preheat oven at 325 degrees 50-60 min

Use a 9 by 13 pan, greased and lined with wax paper


6 oz (175g) bitter sweet chocolate finely chopped
2oz unsweetened choco finely choopped
3/4c all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/3c sugar divided 1 1/4 plus 1/2c
3/4 cup of butter room temp
5 lg eggs room temp / 3 plus 2
1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2-2 bananas mashes = 2/3c

11 Step Method:
1 -  melt both kinds of  chocolate together over double boiler, cool until slightly warmer them body     temperature  (slightly warm to the touch)
2 – Place flour and salt in small bowl, stir and set aside
3 – With a mixer, cream 1 1/4c. of sugar and butter until very light and fluffy.  Add 3 eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition and scrapping sides periodically
4 – Stir in chocolate and beat to blend
5 – Fold in flour mixture in two additions into cream, sugar and butter mixture,  just enough to blend
6 – Spread 2/3 of the batter into the pan evenly, then spoon dollops of rest of batter creating hills and valleys
7 – In clean bowl beat cream cheese until smooth, stir in  1/2 c of sugar until light and creamy
8 – Beat in 2 eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla, fold in mashed bananas and pour over chocolate base.
9 – With a thin blade swirl through both batters to make a marble affect
10 – Bake until top is just tinged with golden brown and feels set.  Toothpick when inserted will come out with a few moist crumbs on it
11 – Cool in pan on rack, then remove and slice into squares.  It keeps 3 days in fridge.  The more days it sits, the more the banana flavour gets stronger.

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