Coffee Cheesecake Tips
Do you have to wait for coffee cheesecake to cool before covering with ganache and serving?
As cheesecake is typically still rather soft when it is removed from the oven, it's important to allow the cheesecake to cool and chill completely before topping and serving.
How can you prevent cracks from forming when making coffee cheesecake?
To prevent cracks, bake your cheesecake (as instructed) in a water bath. The steam from the water gently bakes the cheesecake evenly across, preventing cracks. Here are some further tips for creating and using a water bath for your cheesecake
How can you make coffee cheesecake your own?
Starting from the bottom up, you can change up the crust by making it nutty or spicy! On top, decorate your coffee cheesecake with crushed, chocolate-covered espresso beans
, or a drizzle of melted white chocolate.
Can you freeze coffee cheesecake?
You certainly can freeze your coffee cheesecake. We give you all the know-how on freezing cheesecake
in our guide. For best results, hold off on topping this cheesecake with the ganache until you have thawed the cheesecake in the refrigerator. Top the cheesecake and chill as directed for one hour before serving.—Mark Neufang, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
1 piece: 466 calories, 33g fat (19g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.