How to make a crispy cheesecake base: the secret ingredient

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Shortbread cheesecake base recipe

How can you make a simple yet delicious dessert without putting in a lot of effort and time? There is a cheesecake for such cases. And if you make it on a shortbread base, it will turn out even tastier. It often happens that the base is saturated with the filling, becomes moist, and eventually falls apart.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you how to make a crispy cheesecake base, the recipe for which was shared by Taste magazine.

To prepare the cheesecake base, you will need butter and shortbread cookies


  • Shortbread cookies – 300 g
  • Butter – 180 g

Method of preparation:

  1. Grind the cookies in a blender.
  2. Add the butter and mix until smooth.
  3. Cover the baking dish with parchment. Distribute the cookies. Tamp them down with a glass.
  4. Put in the refrigerator for 30 minutes until hardened.
To make a crispy cheesecake base, brush the surface with beaten egg white

The secret to a crispy crust

To get a crispy crust, brush the surface of the base with lightly beaten egg whites. It creates a kind of shell between the base and the filling, which will help reduce the amount of moisture that penetrates the base.

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