Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake


Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake

Indulge in the ultimate dessert experience with this Hot Fudge Sundae Brownie Cheesecake! Layers of decadent brownie, creamy cheesecake, chocolate ganache, and whipped cream come together for a truly irresistible treat.


For the Brownie Layer:

1 box walnut brownie mix (Prepare as per the package directions, including walnuts for added texture)

For the Cheesecake Layer:

24 ounces (3 packages of 8 oz each) cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup sugar

3 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Chocolate Ganache:

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

For the Whipped Cream Topping:

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup chopped peanuts

Piping bag with star tip


Prep Work: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray a springform pan with non-stick spray.

Brownie Layer: Prepare the brownie mix according to the package directions and bake for 30-40 minutes. Allow to cool.

Cheesecake Mixture: In a standing mixer, whip the cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.

Combining Layers: Pour the cheesecake mixture over the cooled brownie base. Bake for about an hour or until the center is almost set. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate overnight.

Ganache: Microwave the chocolate chips and heavy cream for 45 seconds. Whisk until smooth and pour over the chilled cheesecake. Refrigerate for another hour.

Whipped Cream Topping: Whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla to stiff peaks. Pipe around the cheesecake's edge and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Total Time: About 3 hours plus cooling and setting time

Servings: 8