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Should I put a pan of water in the oven with my cheesecake?
Cheesecakes are egg based, and they need low heat. Position baking rack in center of oven and place cheesecake in center of middle oven rack. Place a shallow pan full of water on the lower rack in the oven. The water will also help minimize cracking in the top of the cheesecake.
Will undercooked cheesecake set in the fridge?
This is completely normal, and you just need to put the cheesecake in the refrigerator to allow it to finish setting. You need to cool the cheesecake down completely before you even try to remove it from the pan. It’s going to take hours for most cheesecakes to cool down and set.
Can I Rebake undercooked cheesecake?
Since cheesecakes are hard to make at home, mistakes are always behind the corner. If you have an undercooked cheesecake, you can try baking it again the next day through a new water bath. You can also opt to turn your cheesecake into a frozen dessert, which will be just as delicious.
How wobbly should cheesecake be?
How jiggly should the cheesecake be? Well, it should wobble just slightly (you can see in our video). An underbaked cheesecake will ripple and jiggle noticeably. The key to a perfect cheesecake is a subtle wiggle—not a sloshy jiggle.
Can I put a springform pan in a water bath?
Protect your cheesecake by either setting your springform pan inside a slightly larger cake pan before placing in the water bath or wrapping your pan in foil—yes, even if it’s “leak-proof.” You don’t want any water seeping inside.
Why does my cheesecake base go soggy?
Occasionally, the cheesecake filling can penetrate into the biscuit base causing it to go soggy. Tip: To get more crispness in the cheesecake base, brush some lightly beaten egg white over the surface of the biscuit layer before you bake it.