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Pumpkin Cheesecake: Spring it out or leave it in?

Just got my pumpkin cheesecake with Sour Cream topping out of the oven. I know that it has to cool, then I know that I need to refrigerate it to let it completely cool and set. My question is do I wait to take it out of the spring form pan until it's completely cooled? I think this is right, but I can't find my original recipe and the online versions tell me the BAKE time, not the COOLING time. Please help! I don't want to un-spring it and have it turn to soup....

 
doodlebopfan

Asked by doodlebopfan at 2:12 PM on Dec. 24, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (5)
  • Go with your instinct and let it cool completely before removing it.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:13 PM on Dec. 24, 2010

  • i would let it cool completelty first. a lot of times food continues to cook if u leave it on/in the pan and it needs that extra time. plus i dont want it to be too soupy like u said
    Phippsandrea

    Answer by Phippsandrea at 2:15 PM on Dec. 24, 2010

  • Thanks, Ladies! I just wanted to see if I was thinking correctly. :)
    doodlebopfan

    Comment by doodlebopfan (original poster) at 2:20 PM on Dec. 24, 2010

  • Sorry not sure on the answer to this one, i just wanted to say that pumpkin cheesecake sounds DELICIOUS!!!
    Platinum_Mommy

    Answer by Platinum_Mommy at 2:58 PM on Dec. 24, 2010

  • Let it cool.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 10:44 AM on Dec. 26, 2010