Hello everyone, tomorrow is Father’s Day, so that means Big Goo gets whatever he wants! One day out of the year, I think I can handle this. Big Goo said he wanted cheesecake.
OK, so I decided to make him his favorite strawberry cheesecake with vanilla whipped cream and a strawberry glaze. He has yet to tell me what he wants for dinner and yes, time is ticking. So first, I make dessert!
I’ve learned some tricks over the years of making cheesecake and my favorite one is using a measuring cup to make sure I get the cheesecake crust nice, leveled, and perfect.
My next secret, after baking the crust for 13 minutes, allowing the crust to cool for about 30 minutes at room temperature, I take my largest cake pan, which is huge, double wrap foil around the spring form pan, then I create a hot water bath.
Make sure you fill the water half way up the spring form pan. I make sure my pan is in the middle of the large cake pan. I am proud to say, I have never made a cracked cheesecake.
While the cake is baking, create your beautiful strawberry glaze.
I know you’re going to hate this people, but I allow my cheesecake to cool at room temperature for about 3-4 hours, then I refrigerate the cheesecake overnight.
I like to wait 24 hours before eating my cheesecake. Do not top the cheesecake with the strawberries until you are ready to serve it.
This turned out delicious and was Big Goo approved. Hurry up people and get this in the oven, by tomorrow it will be ready to EAT!