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Cheesecake

Cook Time 55 mins Total Time 55 mins Difficulty: Beginner Cooking Temp: 338  °F Servings: 6 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year
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Description

Cheesecake is a rich and creamy dessert that features a smooth, velvety filling made primarily of cream cheese, sugar, and eggs, set atop a crunchy, buttery crust. This classic dessert is perfect for any occasion, offering a luxurious and indulgent treat that is both elegant and satisfying.

The crust of the cheesecake is typically made from crushed graham crackers or digestive biscuits, mixed with melted butter and pressed into the bottom of a springform pan. This crust is baked until golden and allowed to cool, providing a firm and flavorful base for the creamy filling.

The filling is made from a mixture of cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and a touch of vanilla extract, beaten until smooth and creamy. The filling is poured over the cooled crust and baked until set, with the center remaining slightly jiggly. The cheesecake is then chilled in the refrigerator to achieve its signature dense and creamy texture.

Cheesecake can be served plain or topped with a variety of toppings, such as fresh fruit, fruit compote, chocolate ganache, or a dusting of powdered sugar. For added elegance, the cheesecake can be garnished with whipped cream, nuts, or edible flowers.

This dessert is perfect for birthdays, dinner parties, or any celebration where you want to offer a classic and luxurious treat. Its rich flavor and creamy texture make it a favorite among dessert lovers.

Ingredients

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Crust

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Instructions

  1. Finely crush the graham crackers, mix well with melted butter. Pour into a 6-inch round cake pan, smooth it out and press them down firmly into the bottom. Keep it cool in the fridge.
    *Line the cake pan with parchment paper unless it has a removable bottom.
  2. In a clean bowl, mix well softened cream cheese, sugar, yoghourt, lemon juice, heavy cream, cornstarch, vanilla extract and 2 eggs. Sift the batter once or twice.
  3. Preheat the oven to 338℉(170℃). Grab a baking tray, pour in enough hot water, water-bath bake for 55 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Take the cake out of the oven. Let it cool in the fridge overnight. Slice and serve.
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