Cheesecake vs New York Cheesecake
Cheesecake is a very popular dessert in many parts of the world though it is considered as custard in some places while a cake at other places. The recipe originated from ancient Greece and after the invasion of Greece by Romans became popular in many parts of the world. The cheesecake made in New York is called New York Cheesecake, and people over there feel that their cheesecake is much different and better than the versions made in other places or countries.
Cheesecake is so delicate that it is not baked hard to turn it brown; therefore, many feel it is custard from inside. To prevent hardening at the top, the cake is baked in a water bath that does not go above 100 degree Celsius, which keeps the cake from turning brown. The most essential ingredient in a cheesecake is of course cheese with the top and base made from biscuit. Sugar is added to make it sweet, and to add flavors, nuts, fruits and chocolates are added sometimes.
New York Cheesecake
There is no extra ingredient added in New York cheesecake yet, people in New York believe their cheesecake to be better tasting than cheesecakes made in other places. It has three layers with graham cracker crust at the bottom, cream cheese in the middle, and slightly sweetened sour cream at the top. Whole of US has come to identify cheesecake as New York cheesecake. The ones made with ricotta are called Italian cheesecakes in America.
What is the difference between Cheesecake and New York Cheesecake?
• New York cheesecake is nothing but cream cheese, cream, sugar, eggs. It does not remain New York cheesecake if there is any addition or subtraction to these ingredients.
• New York cheesecake is heavier, and original cheesecake is lighter.
• New York cheesecake is creamier than cheesecake.