Velvet Cheesecake

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Cooking of the USA

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1993

  • About

Early American versions of cheesecake were made with cottage or curd cheese but today the creamy version has taken its place and rivals apple pie as a popular dessert. This is a meltingly good creamy cake – easy to make and very professional-looking.


  • 1 oz (25 g) butter
  • 8 digestive biscuits
  • 1


Melt the butter in a small saucepan and set aside. Crush the biscuits into crumbs. Add the melted butter and mix together with a fork. Spoon the mixture into a greased 9-inch (23 cm) cake tin with a spring