Making the perfect cheesecake takes some time and practice. If you want to create a delicious cheesecake, below are five different tricks you can try to help you achieve the cheesecake of your dreams at home.
Trick #1: Add Some Flavor to the Crust
The most basic crust for cheesecake is a plain graham cracker style crust. However, you can have a lot of fun with the crust and infuse it with different flavors. You can grind up nuts for a nutty crust. Walnuts make a great base for a crust.
Or you can crush up cookies for the crust. You can use just about any type of cookie depending on the flavor combination you are going for. You can also add things such as herbs to the crust to get a little more flavor as well.
Trick #2: Use Full-Fat Ingredients
Cheesecake is not something you should skimp on the fat with; it is something you should make all the way, with full-fat ingredients. Use full-fat, regular sour cream, and cream cheese if that is what the recipe calls for if you want to get the best possible taste. Using reduced or fat-free products when that are not called for will only harm the taste of your cheesecake. If you are going to indulge, go all the way.
Trick #3: Keep Your Ingredients at Room Temperature
Get out all the ingredients for your cheesecake that you normally keep in the fridge and set them out on the counter a few hours before you intend to make the cheesecake. This will allow these ingredients to cool down to room temperature.
When all the ingredients are at room temperature, your cheesecake will blend together in a smoother manner. Room temperature ingredients are the trick to keeping your cheesecake smooth instead of lumpy.
Trick #4: Get Out the Hand Mixer
If you want a smooth cheesecake, you need to use a hand mixer. It is next to impossible to stir up a cheesecake that is extremely smooth by hand, even if you stir the batter for an extended period of time. A hand mixer provides that extra strength needed to make a perfectly smooth batter.
Trick #5: Grease Your Cheesecake Pan
If you want your cheesecake to pop right out of the pan, then put a little grease on the pan. A little grease will help keep the cheesecake from sticking and will make it easier to pop out. Just a small mist of cooking spray should get the job done.
These are just a few tricks to help you achieve a better-tasting homemade cheesecake. Making a cheesecake is a work of art, so keep working and perfecting your craft. Contact a company like The Craving to buy a cheesecake if you don't want to make one.Share
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