How can we begin to describe the delight at finding this recipe. Two of the most popular desserts in the modern world are cheesecakes and carrot cake, so the marriage of these two delicious recipes is not out of the scope of comprehension. The challenge then lies in how to actually succeed at a recipe like this which has so many subtle qualities that are vital for its brilliance.
The recipe creator at Desperately Seeking Gina has combined with the Southern Fried Gal and created a special post to bring this dessert to life.
As you all have heard, cooking is an art and baking is a science. When you are baking, it is the little things that matter in order to have a final product that is not only tasty, but visually appealing as well. I mean, really, how often do you throw away a dessert just because it looks bad. The combination of sugar, butter and vanilla could be mixed alone and be tempting if you love sweets. All bakers are also interested in also having a final product that looks like it is supposed to, but this means being very diligent in your kitchen when you are creating your masterpiece.
Some key concepts in making this Carrot Cake Cheesecake recipe are a hit are to 1) be sure the ingredients are at room temperature before you bake, which means a little bit of thinking ahead, 2) do not over mix the ingredients to ensure the best possible results, 3) add a shallow water pan to the bottom of your oven while you bake to increase the humidity in the oven and keep your dessert moist, 4) do not open the oven whatsoever while you bake - use the oven light instead, and finally, wait until the cake is completely cooled down before you put it in the fridge.