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What makes a cheesecake dense or fluffy?

What makes a cheesecake dense or fluffy?

In testing eggs, we learned that a good cheesecake needs a combination of both whites and yolks. The high heat nicely browned the graham cracker crust and caused the eggs to puff. The low heat gently cooked the cake through slowly dehydrating it so that it was dense yet creamy in texture.

Why did my cheesecake come out fluffy?

When the cheesecake has baked enough and is set, but still jiggly, it’s time for the gradual cooling process. I typically let a cheesecake sit in the oven with the door closed for about another 30 minutes. Then I crack the door of the oven about half way and let it gradually cool some more.

What is the taste of cheesecake?

Cheesecake tastes very much like cream cheese, with a sweet and slightly tangy finish. It’s rich, and creamy. The base is a graham cracker or digestive biscuit and butter mix. If it’s a baked cheesecake then the added eggs and cornstarch will give it an even denser, rich feel.

How to make a New York cheesecake recipe?

Directions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Advertisement 2 Mix together the cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a bowl until evenly moistened. 3 In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. 4 Bake in preheated oven until the center is set, about 50 minutes. Mas cosas…

What makes a cheesecake a fluffy cheesecake?

Fluffy Cheesecake started as an excuse to use up some cream cheese. Plus, I was curious to see what would happen when folding whipped egg whites into a cheesecake.

How many packs of cream cheese do you need for Fluffy cheesecake?

Along with the light yet rich texture, what I love about this recipe is it only calls for 2 packs of cream cheese. Classic New York Style Cheesecake usually has 5 packs of cream cheese, but in Fluffy Cheesecake a good amount of sour cream along with the beaten egg whites makes up for the missing cream cheese.

How do you make a cheesecake in a springform pan?

Instructions Tightly wrap 2 layers of aluminum foil around the outside of a 10 inch springform pan covering bottom and sides. Generously coat inside of pan with butter. Preheat oven to 300º F. Using an electric mixer with paddle attachment, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add eggs one at a time until blended.