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Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars

With a combination of a lusciously chocolatey red velvet cake and a light cheesecake cake, Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars are undeniably delicious.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
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Ingredients

  • RED VELVET LAYER
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup vanilla fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon red food colouring
  • CHEESECAKE LAYER
  • 2 cups low fat plain cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  2. To make the red velvet layer, in a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a smaller bowl combine syrup, yogurt, milk, eggs, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture. Mix to combine. Gently stir in chocolate chips.
  4. To make the cheesecake layer, in a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and salt. Mix until combined.
  5. Coat non-stick 9×13 baking pan with cooking spray.
  6. Pour red velvet dough into an even layer in the bottom of the pan. Pour cheesecake layer on top. With a butter knife, carefully swirl the cheesecake and red velvet together
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Let cool 5 to 10 minutes before slicing and removing from pan.
  9. Plate and enjoy!
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