- Cooking and Prep: 1 h 20 m
- Serves: 12
For the Batter
In a large mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Gradually add eggs, one at a time.
Add vanilla and chocolate.
Sift in flour, baking powder and salt.
Add walnuts and mix slowly until smooth.
Pour half of batter into a 10- by 16-inch baking pan. Reserve remaining batter.
For the Cheese Filling
Blend or process all filling ingredients until smooth. Pour over cake batter.
Scoop remaining cake batter over cheese. Smooth batter with wet spatula.
Bake for an hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut into two-inch squares or one- and- a- half-inch bars.
Filling can be swirled with cake batter for marble effect.
Photography and styling by Peri Photography