Basque cheesecake, (also known as burnt cheesecake), originated in Spain and has become an internet sensation with its blackened top and outrageously creamy interior. Believe it or not, it’s also the easiest cheesecake recipe on my blog with only 5 minutes of prep and no water bath! Recipe includes a how-to video!
Yes, it’s supposed to look like that.
Get used to saying it. While the San Sebastian burnt cheesecake has been making the rounds on the internet and is renowned in Spain, its deeply browned and blistered top can be a bit shocking to the average cheesecake aficionado.