","position":3,"name":"In another medium bowl, whisk together the granulated...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/swirled-carrot-cake-cheesecake-bars\/#mv_create_1426_3"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Add the dry ingredients and then the carrots and mix until no dry streaks remain (don't over mix). :0). I only used about half of the cheesecake mixture and still was not able to achieve a marbled look because of the discrepancy. Feeling the love with this recipe that showcases two of my favorite things in such a simple way! 1/4 cup (1.75 ounces) packed brown sugar ","position":4,"name":"Add the dry ingredients and then the carrots...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/swirled-carrot-cake-cheesecake-bars\/#mv_create_1426_4"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"For the cheesecake batter, whip the cream cheese and granulated sugar with an electric mixer (handheld or stand mixer) until smooth and well-combined, 1-2 minutes. I couldn’t dollop it. Bake the bars for 35-40 minutes until the top springs back lightly to the touch. I made this for the first time this weekend. Ok, where are all my carrot cake and cheesecake lovers at?? Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda I’m already loosely planning our Easter dinner menu (ok, ok, I have a spreadsheet dedicated to the cause), and these swirled carrot cake cheesecake bars will be there. I’ll definitely make these again and again…..and again! I followed your instructions exactly. (and this is saying something because I would jump in front of a moving bus for cheesecake.) One Year Ago: Easy Chicken Shawarma This site requires JavaScript. Let stand 30 minutes for frosting to set before serving. Carrot Cake Cheesecake Swirl Bars - a ridiculously easy, cake-mix dessert recipe! Pour half of the cake batter in pan. For the cheesecake batter, whip the cream cheese and granulated sugar with an electric mixer (handheld or stand mixer) until smooth and well-combined, 1-2 minutes. Lightly grease the bottom and sides with cooking spray and set aside. (I have a strong suspicion the baked bars cut into squares would freeze great, too.). Cool in pan 15 minutes, then remove to cooling rack to cool completely, about 1 hour. I should have been more explicit in the blog post that I intended these to be heavy on the cheesecake and light on the carrot cake. It’s as simple as whipping up a quick carrot cake batter (yes, taken from that favorite carrot cake recipe, always), getting a simple cheesecake batter ready to go, and spreading, dolloping, swirling, and baking. I don’t think I would double the cake part but maybe 1 1/2 part cake to 1 part cheesecake? Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for this delicious recipe! 1/4 teaspoon salt I live in Idaho with my husband, 5 kids, and selection of weird farm animals. Cheesecake Swirl Carrot Bundt Cake Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Sharing is caring! This recipe is such a nice blend of both making it perfect for Easter dessert. 1/2 pound carrots, finely shredded (about 2 cups) Tip: take care not to over mix either the carrot cake or cheesecake batter. Which is, like, every day February through June. (If you want more cake to cheesecake ratio – consider 1 1/2-ing the cake part! Also used light cream cheese….just added a few teaspoons flour and it turned out great! ), This recipe definitely benefits from cooling completely and then chilling. Spoon cream cheese mixture on top, leaving 1 inch around edges. This stunning spin on carrot cake will wow every guest at your next party. Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 590 Calories from Fat 270 % Daily Recipe Source: adapted and inspired by this favorite carrot cake recipe. Serve at room temperature or chilled (these bars can be made 1-2 days ahead of time; refrigerate until serving). Carrot cake is one of my absolute favorite desserts ever. This tool adjusts ingredient amounts only, not method or nutrition information.