Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Buttermilk Pantry

The unmistakable unique looking Basque Burnt Cheesecake with its deeply caramelised top that challenges the concept of the perfect baked cheesecake has been on my mind for some time ever since I first laid eyes on it. And I’m glad that I finally made the time to work on this recipe. ☺️

Given it’s overly dark and cracked top crust, it could be easily mistaken as a baking situation gone wrong. Lacking a biscuit base with a soft gooey creamy centre, it pretty much seems like the total anti-cheesecake.

But despite it all, there is something to like about this cheesecake. Although it’s packed with everything that would probably have any dietitian standing at arms length from this sweet delicious treat, it is light on the palette and so easy to love. Whether that is a good or bad thing will depend on where your priorities lie.

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