Ginger Cheesecake with Gingerbread Crust


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

I adore the flavor of ginger in all forms and have long fantasized about the combination of fresh ginger, with its spicy and tangy flavor, and the rich creaminess of my favorite cheesecake base. I put off trying it because I feared the enzymes in the ginger would curdle the filling, but I finally decided to “go for it.” Do try, as I did, adding some cardamom, which blends beautifully with the ginger. For the crust, you can purchase gingerbread cookies to make a crumb crust to pat on the bot