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Can someone PLEASE give me info on how to make a classic cheesecake, baked in a water bath??

I have heard of this method, step by step instructions will be highly appreciated!!! Pictures will be great also! Why do people use this method? I am making a red velvet cheesecake and it call for me to use this method.


Asked by Michigan-Mom74 at 9:01 PM on May. 11, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • This is my go to recipe:

    Answer by momto2boys973 at 10:34 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • I don't know much about cheesecake, but baking in a water bath just means that you place your baking pan inside a larger one, then fill the outer pan up with water partway up the sides of the one with the food in it.

    Answer by Ballad at 9:06 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • It bakes custards and puddings--and I guess cheesecakes--more slowly and evenly.

    Here's a link that tells about baking in a water bath. Sorry I can't make it clicky, but just copy it into your browser.

    Answer by Ballad at 10:43 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • The water bath also prevents the cheesecake from cracking on top.

    Answer by anestheticsex at 12:17 AM on May. 12, 2013

  • Why?

    Comment by Michigan-Mom74 (original poster) at 9:39 PM on May. 11, 2013