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New York's finest dessert. Chowhounds weigh in on how to bake the perfect creamy cheesecake, including tips on preventing cracking, making a great graham cracker crust, and more. Plus where to find the best store-bought or restaurant version in your area.

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To buy a springform for cheesecake or not?

by tweetie 22 hours ago

Hello all so I'm going all zen and decluttering. ditched my springform pan as not necessary for the items that ar...


maestra commented 15 hours ago

Pumpkin Cheesecake

by fjoyner 15 days ago

I tried a pumpkin cheesecake recipe for Thanksgiving this year. The taste was great, but the texture was a bit more ...


rainymuffins commented 13 days ago

So what makes a firmer cheesecake anyway?

by Katie Nell 13 years ago

The Thanksgiving thread and my thoughts on pumpkin cheesecake got me to thinking about cheesecake in general. I gene...


fjoyner commented 15 days ago

Help finding a Bon Appetit recipe published 1980-1993

by Knitefairy 3 years ago

I used a Chocolate Cheese Cake recipe that I can not find. I believe it was in a Nov or Dec issue 1980-1993. It h...


bayleaf commented 27 days ago

Pumpkin Cheese Cake From Chocolatier Magazine 1991

by wfeld1st 4 years ago

I have made the Pumpkin Cheesecake in the 1991 edition of Chocolatier magazine and it was the best I have ever tried....


NBT commented 1 month ago

where do i find NYC cheesecake that IS NOT lemon-flavored?

by chosungalbi 9 years ago

i'm from los angeles and back home, "new york cheesecake" meant creamy, delicious, perhaps a bit tart, and above all,...


prometheamoth commented 1 month ago

Italian Ricotta Cheesecake in SF

by mtnjon 2 months ago

Looking for authentic italian ricotta cheesecaka (ricotte pie) in San Francisco. Suggestions?


ML8000 commented 2 months ago

Airy/fluffy cheesecake?

by mooncaked 9 years ago

It's the BF's birthday tomorrow and his favorite cake is a simple cheesecake + strawberries. He's a pretty big fan of...


CrystalJune14 commented 2 months ago

What happens if I freeze cheesecake?

by La Dolce Vita 12 years ago

My cookbooks say not to freeze cheesecake because it ruins the texture. How badly does it ruin it? Does it get gritty...


medlar commented 4 months ago

looking for date on Bon appetite cheesecake recipe

by 1cup 9 years ago

I am searching for a specific cheesecake recipe that was on the cover of Bon Appetite in the 80s. If I can find the ...


MalRapp commented 5 months ago

I undercooked my cheesecake, can I re-cook it?

by Rick 11 years ago

I cut into my cheesecake last night and found out it was runny and undercooked. I still have it in the fridge but I...


akirabluetaehyungie commented 5 months ago

Hy's cheesecake

by eileen 14 years ago

There used to be a wonderful shop in NJ (don't recall the town)called Hy's cheesecake. Hy retired and did not sell th...


webigail commented 5 months ago

Looking for a Cheesecake Recipe from old Bon Appetit Magazine

by sheltiepup 8 years ago

Hi, I hope someone can help me. Several years ago Bon Appetit published a recipe for cheesecake with lemon curd swir...


924searanch commented 8 months ago

Frozen Cream Cheese, Can I use it in Cheesecake Recipe?

by jules1267 8 months ago

I am getting my ingredients out to make a cheesecake and I noticed that one of the three blocks of cream cheese is fr...


ricepad commented 8 months ago

Cheesecake recipe(s) from old Bon Appetit

by pmonroe 6 years ago

We recently made a move to Arizona and I lost my favorite cheesecake recipes. They were in an old Bon Appetit issue....


SandyT3 commented 9 months ago

Sheepshead Cafe Iowa City

by Jillfresh 11 years ago

I have just discovered because I did a web search for Sheepshead Cafe Chocolate Almond Cheesecake. I knew it...


scartwright commented 9 months ago

No-bake cheesecake WITHOUT cream or whipped topping

by spazita 9 years ago

Hi there Chow-people! I'm looking for a recipe from back in the 60s my Mom used to make. It was a VERY simple cher...


sensational60 commented 9 months ago

3 Cheers for TJ Triple Creme

by DonShirer 10 months ago

We don't live near a Trader Joe's, so don't usually sample their cheeses. But our son, on a long drive to visit us, ...


small h commented 10 months ago

"Cream" Cheesecake

by SarcasticWit 10 months ago

I have never really had any complaints (outside of my own...LOL) about my cooking, but a comment by my fairly new par...


Ttrockwood commented 10 months ago

Savory cheesecake

by chrisdan 2 years ago

I recently made a crab and corn cheesecake (a recipe from Emeril Lagasse). It was very good but I had a problem with ...


GeauxGhoti commented 10 months ago

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