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why is cheesecake so dense?

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Answer #1 | 27/12 2013 16:12
It is dense because of the cheese and egg mixture that makes the basis of the cake/pie. There are different types of cheese cake some are more dense than others it depends on the recipe possibly the type of cheese used. I have seen some recipes for cheese cake that calls for ricotta cheese rather than cream cheese. Recipes for cheese cake vary from region to region in this country. A New York style cheese cake is a bit lighter than the Chicago cheese cake that is more dense.
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Answer #2 | 27/12 2013 15:27
Because of the type of cheese used. Yes, it is.
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Answer #3 | 27/12 2013 16:18
Yes. It's really a set custard. No-bakes are lighter, if you hate the texture.
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Answer #4 | 27/12 2013 15:25
yes, and if you have noticed it is cut into 48 pieces where most desserts are cut into 12! this is because they are so rich!
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Answer #5 | 27/12 2013 15:38
Because that is the nature of cheesecake. Cheesecake is dense, angelfood is light, etc etc etc.
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Answer #6 | 27/12 2013 15:25
Yes. It would 'ooze' off of the biscuit base otherwise.
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