specialty - cheesecakes. When I am asked to bring a
dessert somewhere, chances are it will be a cheesecake.
When my aunt sees a cheesecake recipe in a magazine
she cuts it out for me.
classic cheesecake is a plain baked cheesecake, often
served with a fruit topping, but it doesn't stop there.
There are an endless variety of cheesecakes, and even
unbaked chilled cheescake desserts.
are pretty easy to make, but are very elegant desserts.
To keep the top from cracking after baking, run a knife
around the outside of the crust to loosen it from the
side of the pan. (If it cracks anyway, just top it with
a nice garnish before serving, and no one will notice!)
to make your cheesecake the day before serving - the
flavours will have time to blend and mellow overnight.
And cheesecakes keep well (if they have a chance) for
two or three days at least. The baked variety can also
be made a couple weeks in advance and frozen.