One of the most popular desserts is cheesecake. It is served in several varieties of flavors and textures. It is available in all fine restaurants everywhere. However, you don't have to go to fine restaurants in order to enjoy this dessert. You can prepare it with perfect result right in your very own kitchen. There are some tips that can help you make the perfect one for your dessert.
Use first rate, high quality ingredients
When making a cheesecake,
you have to make sure that you only use the freshest ingredients and a
full-fat cheese. You need to start all ingredients at room temperature
in order to produce a creamy and consistent result. The same thing is
true when you need to use eggs. If the recipe doesn't require flour,
then you need to add a tablespoon of cornstarch to the sugar before
mixing into the batter. This will lessen the chances of the end product
Use a springform pan
Springform pans are the
best utensil for this kind of dessert that requires baking. The pan,
which has a removable bottom and interlocking buckle sides, offers easy
removal of the product. Always remember to grease the side of the pan to
avoid sticking. Tap the side of the pan gently prior to baking in order
to remove any bubbles that can cause the cake to crack. Baking them in a
water bath produces a rich, moist and creamy texture.
Avoid over baking
is best to bake them at a minimum amount of time that is suggested in
the recipe before you open the oven to check them. When the center of is
slightly moist, you can remove it from the oven because it will
continue to bake after it has been removed from the oven. Only after it
has completely cool down, run a knife blade around the pan and remove it
from the pan.
Add some finishing touches
Always take the
cakes out from the refrigerator 30 minutes before you serve them. This
is to ensure that they warm to room temperature before serving. It is
always advisable to garnish them with sauces and fresh fruits before
serving. Use a sharp knife that has been warmed by dipping hot water to
cut it into desired slices.
Gourmet cheesecake is the best way to
end any meal. Always experiment with the recipes, perfect your
techniques and add new flavors. A few tested tips will make the dessert
very delicious that your family and friends will never forget.