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Japanese Cheesecake

This cotton soft Japanese Cheesecake will win your taste buds over in a quick second!

I thought I had surely tasted every kind of cheesecake in the world, until I tasted this wonderful Japanese Cheesecake.  Let me just say, this is not your ordinary cheesecake and even those who aren’t fans of cheesecake will be delightfully surprised when they bite into this fluffy jiggly cheesecake.      

Allow me to explain exactly what Japanese Cheesecake is…

The Name:  Although this melt in your mouth cheesecake is referred to as Japanese Cheesecake or Japanese Cotton Cheesecake outside of Japanthe Japanese call it Soufflé Cheesecake.

What is Japanese Cheesecake:  First of all, Japanese Cheesecake is crustless.  Typical baked cheesecake contains cream cheese and whole eggs.  In Japanese Cheesecake, the eggs are divided.  The egg whites are then beaten until medium or stiff peaks form, then gently folded back into the batter.  Flour is also added to the batter, which is not typical for a cheesecake.  The result is a tangy, creamy flavor like that of a typical cheesecake, but with the moist, cotton-soft texture of a soufflé.  Continue Reading…

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Hi, I'm Cindy, born and raised in the Bluegrass State. The food at My Country Table is homestyle, savory, southern and sweet, where I love to revive the old fashioned forgotten recipes of years past and test new ones as well. Please come join me at My Country Table.

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