What are Cheesecakes and How is it made?

What are Cheesecakes and How is it made?

Cheesecake is a dessert that originated in Greece ages ago and has since become a common and go-to dessert in many parts of the world, such as America, Germany, France, and Japan. In the last five years, cheesecakes have also gained popularity in India. However, most Indians have yet to taste cheesecakes as they are only available in big cities.

Nevertheless, cheesecakes are gaining popularity due to their exceptional taste and slowly spreading to other parts of India. Many cake bakers have started making cheesecakes as well. In Bangalore, Cakeday Bakehouse takes the lead in producing high-quality cheesecakes without artificial colors, substitutes, or preservatives.

What is a Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a dessert with a firm, creamy, and smooth texture. It is primarily made by combining creamy cheese with eggs, sugar, and flavours, then baked on a crust typically made of biscuits. Cheesecakes can be made in various flavours, incorporating fruits, chocolates, caramel, and even spices.

How are Cheesecakes made?

Cheesecakes are typically made following these steps:

  • Crust preparation: Biscuits are crushed and mixed with melted butter and sugar to create the cheesecake base.
  • Filling preparation: Creamy cheese is mixed with sugar, eggs, and flavours like real fruits, caramel, or extracts. Optionally, fresh cream can be added for extra smoothness and richness.
  • Baking: The filling is poured onto the crust and baked at a moderate temperature for around 45 minutes to 1 hour until the filling is set but still slightly jiggly.
  • Cooling: After baking, the cheesecake is allowed to cool at room temperature before being refrigerated for 4 to 6 hours. This helps develop the characteristic texture and flavour of the cheesecake.
  • Optional topping: Once chilled, the cheesecake can be served with additional toppings such as real fruit slices, caramel, chocolate sauce, or fruit sauce to enhance its presentation and taste.

How is Cheesecake different from a normal cake?

Normal cakes and cheesecakes differ in various aspects, including their ingredients, baking process, appearance, and taste:
Ingredients: Normal cakes typically use flour, eggs, sugar, and butter or oil as primary ingredients, resulting in a smooth and fluffy texture. Cheesecakes, on the other hand, do not typically contain flour as their main filling ingredient is creamy cheese.

  • Baking Process: Cheesecakes are baked at a moderate temperature for 45 minutes to 1 hour to achieve a firm and creamy texture. In contrast, normal cakes are baked at a higher temperature for a relatively shorter time to ensure they are fully cooked and obtain a fluffy texture.
  • Texture and Density: Normal cakes, with the addition of baking soda or baking powder, rise during baking due to the formation of air bubbles. This contributes to their fluffy and less dense texture. Cheesecakes, on the other hand, do not incorporate baking soda, resulting in a denser and more firm texture.
  • Appearance and Size: Due to their different textures, a 500g normal cake may appear larger and thicker than a 500g cheesecake. The lighter and fluffier nature of normal cakes gives them a greater volume.
  • Taste: Normal cakes tend to have a lighter and sweeter taste compared to the denser and richer flavour of cheesecakes, which derive their distinctive taste from the creamy cheese filling.

Best Cheesecakes to Try in Bangalore

1. Apple Crumble Cheesecake

Apple Crumble Cheesecake

Our apple crumble cheesecake is our most unique in-house recipe and has been our bestseller when it comes to cheesecakes. It features a crust made of almonds, apple chunks, and oats, which provides a crunchy texture with every bite

2. Blueberry Cheesecake 

Blueberry Cheesecake

Our Blueberry cheesecake incorporates fresh blueberry sauce made from real blueberries, which is then mixed with cream cheese to create a flavourful and delightful filling. We guarantee it will be a memorable Blueberry cheesecake experience for you.

3. Raspberry Cheesecake 

Raspberry Cheesecake

Our Raspberry cheesecake has become a favourite among our customers, leading to many repeat visits. The taste of our in-house Raspberry cheesecake recipe is simply irresistible, leaving a lasting impression on everyone who tries it.

4. Strawberry Cheesecake 

Strawberry Cheesecake

Our Strawberry cheesecake offers a unique taste that sets it apart from other cheesecakes in Bangalore. Customers who have tried our Strawberry cheesecake can attest to its distinct and unparalleled flavour. We invite you to give it a try yourself and experience the exceptional taste that our Strawberry cheesecake has to offer.

Why choose cheesecakes from Cakeday Bakehouse

Cakeday uses real fruits instead of fruit extracts for making the filling. Additionally, we opt for brown sugar as a healthier alternative to white sugar. Furthermore, we don't use eggs in any of our cakes. Our unique in-house recipes, crafted with premium and high-quality ingredients, make our cheesecakes as well as bento cakes one of the best you will ever taste. 

Cheesecakes can be avoided by individuals with lactose intolerance, dairy allergies, diabetes, or those on low-calorie diets.

Order cheesecake online from Cakeday Bakehouse and enjoy a flat 10% discount on all orders above Rs. 649. Use the coupon code "HAPPYCAKEDAY," which is valid for new users.

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