Cheesecake (The Best)
Cheesecake (The Best)
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Cheesecake (The Best)

25 MIN
2 H
6 H





  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Line the bottom of a 20-cm (8-inch) springform pan with parchment paper. 


  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Press lightly onto the bottom of the springform pan. Bake for about 12 minutes. Cool completely and generously butter the inside walls of the pan.
  2. Tightly wrap the base and outer side of the pan with aluminum foil, letting it extend upward. Double the foil.
  3. Reduce the oven’s temperature to 170 °C (325 °F). 


  1. In the food processor, combine the sugar and flour. Add the remaining ingredients and process until the mixture is just smooth. Pour over the crust.
  2. Prepare a water bath: Place the cake in a large baking dish and pour boiling water into the dish halfway up the pan.
  3. Bake in the oven for about 1 hour and 50 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the centre of the cheesecake reads 65 °C (150 °F). Remove the cake from the water bath and aluminum foil. Let cool for about 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours or until completely chilled. Run a knife between the pan and the cake, then unmould. 


  1. I've made many different cheesecakes throughout the years, yes this one takes some time but it's totally worth it. Hubby always asks for one on special occasions and this is my go to.

  2. Delicious!

  3. Délicieux. Le plus réussi que j'ai fait. Merci.

  4. es ce que je peux remplacer la creme sur par du fromage frais? et es ce la meme quantite?

  5. I consider myself a good baker. I have made many recipes including some of Ricardos and had great success. I have to admit at first when I saw how long I had to bake this I was skeptical but figured I'll try it anyways. Well, this is the worst cheesecake I've ever had. Horrible texture and way overcooked. I usually make the Alton Brown recipe and it's amazing. Decided to try something new and what a mistake. Sorry Ricardo. I love your chocolate cake recipe but this is a fail.

  6. It really is the best. Also I've had to make this in a kitchen with very limited kitchen tools, so it's almost fool proof!!! Thanks so much!

  7. soooooo good

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