The secret to testing a cheesecake for doneness: Jiggle it. Define jiggle, you say. Gently shake the cheesecake (wearing oven mitts, of course). If the cheesecake looks nearly set and only a small circle in the center jiggles slightly, it's done. 30 окт. 2020 г.
How do you know when cheesecake is done baking?
You can tell if a cheesecake is done by checking the internal temperature with a quick-read thermometer. Stick the probe halfway into the cake—a baked cheesecake should read 150ºF.
Can you overcook a cheesecake?
Don't overbake Overbaked cheesecake will cause unattractive cracks and a dry, crumbly texture. Because cheesecake is a custard, it won't be completely firm when done. The easiest way to make sure you don't overbake it is to give it a little jiggle.
What color should cheesecake be when done?
The top of a cheesecake should have a pale ivory color. Otherwise, it can be overcooked. It's also best to remember that a soft and creamy cheesecake needs to come out from the oven with a pale top. The exterior of the cake shouldn't be sticky or glossy for you to look at.
What if my cheesecake is still jiggly?
If the “jiggling area” of your cheesecake is a lot bigger, it means that your cheesecake is still undercooked and raw in the middle. It's also very likely that it'll break when you try to remove it from the pan. So leave it in the oven for 5ish minutes and check again.