Strawberry & Goat Cheese Blondies

Makes 24 blondies


Blondie Batter

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste

Strawberry Goat Cheese Filling

  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 oz sour cream
  • ½ cup strawberry jam
  • a few dashes of pink food coloring (optional)


Prep Pan

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350º
  2. Spray a 9x13 pan with nonstick spray, lay in parchment paper and spray again with nonstick spray

Make Blondie Batter

  1. Cream butter and sugar
  2. Add eggs 2 at a time and mix. Add vanilla bean paste and mix. Scrape down bowl
  3. Mix in dry ingredients

Make Goat Cheese Mixture

  1. Cream goat cheese and cream cheese. Add sugar and mix
  2. Add eggs and extract and mix. Scrape down bowl
  3. Add sour cream and mix
  4. Add jam and food coloring and mix

Layer Blondie Batter & Goat Cheese Mixture

  1. Place about three quarters of the blondie batter in the pan
  2. Top with goat cheese batter and swirl in to blondie batter with a toothpick
  3. Top with remaining blondie batter
  4. Swirl together with a toothpick again
  5. Bake at 350º for 40-45 minutes. Rotate pan halfway through cooking process
  6. Let cool to room temperature and refrigerator for a couple hours before serving