9 Cheesecake Places in New York

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Nothing says New York, like the rich and dense New York Cheesecake. Made typically with cream cheese, this iconic cheesecake relies upon heavy cream or sour cream, eggs and egg yolks. It is baked in a special 5- to 6-inch tall spring form pan in many restaurants. Some recipes use cottage cheese and lemon for distinct texture and flavour or add chocolate or strawberry to the basic recipe. Its unique style of baking gives a rich interior and light brown exterior. Enjoy a slice with a hot cocktail for a comforting end to any meal.

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Eileen’s Special Cheesecake

Long-running bake shop specializing in mail-order & retail cheesecakes plus other sweet treats. Eileen's Special Cheesecake opened for business in December, 1975, and arrived in Lower Manhattan on December 4, 1976. Our location at 17 Cleveland Place, opposite Spring and Lafayette Streets, on the corner of Kenmare and Centre Streets, was not even listed on most maps. Cleveland Place has only about five buildings on the street. The Police Headquarters on Centre Street had vacated, and all the area businesses closed up. It was a “ghost town” when we first arrived, but that didn’t bother us as we desperately needed a place to bake for our growing wholesale business. Eileen hadn’t considered the retail aspects of the business until people started knocking on the door of the bakery wanting to buy cheesecake. With that encouragement, I purchased a bakery case and began to conduct retail business. Soon after our cheesecake attracted the Press and we were lWith that encouragement, we purchased a bakery case and began to conduct retail business. Soon after, our cheesecake attracted the press and we were listed in “Best Bites” in New York Magazine. Radio station WOR rated us “Number One Cheesecake” and we appeared on television quite often, whipping up cheesecakes. Address: 17 Cleveland Pl, New York, NY 10012, United States Phone:+1 212-966-5585 Hours: Open today · 9AM–9PM

Two Little Red Hens

Cozy, laid-back bake shop & cafe known for cupcakes in many flavors & custom cakes. Address: 1652 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028, United States Phone:+1 212-452-0476 Hours: Open today · 7:30AM–9PM

La Cheesecake

Address: 126-09 15th Ave, Flushing, NY 11356, United States Phone:+1 718-359-3718

S & S Cheesecake Inc

S&S Cheesecake has been operating in the Bronx for over 65 years. Our cheesecake has been Zagat rated the #1 NY Cheesecake every year since 2003. We offer only the finest quality, Kosher cheesecake and chocolate mousse cake. Address: 222 W 238th St, Bronx, NY 10463, United States

Jean Danet Pastry

Warm cafe & bakery turning out breads, pastries, pies & cakes, plus a variety of brick oven pizzas. Jean Danet French Pastry is a neighborhood café specializing in custom cakes, pastries and brick oven pizza. We offer a wide assortment of freshly baked gourmet cakes, pastries and desserts such as cheesecake, cannolis, fruit tarts and gelato. Using traditional recipes, we have been drawing people back to Jean Danet for generations. Wedding cakes are our specialty, and we make every effort to make your day special. That’s why we make great-tasting cakes and customize all them to your taste/preference. Choose from a selection of designs, from our most traditional multi-tiered cakes to modern cakes with floral designs. Or schedule an appointment to sit down and customize your dream cake. In addition to baked goods, Jean Danet offers 45 different kinds of pizza, 10 types of paninis and 5 kinds of calzones. We strive to give our customers the best brick oven pizza in Brooklyn. That’s why we make our own mozzarella cheese and only use the freshest ingredients. Eat in or have it delivered. Address: 7526 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209, United States Phone:+1 718-836-7566 Hours: Open today · 7AM–10PM

Martha’s Country Bakery

The Greeks invented cheesecake back in ancient times as an energy booster for participants in the first Olympic Games. If only it was still considered health food! Martha's Country Bakery is a Greek owned bakery in Queens that is making an exceptional cheesecake, though I can't imagine it resembles that original ancient recipe. The options here include Missippi Mud and Lemon Coconut, but I like to stick to the original. Topped with a large strawberry, the tangy cake has a hint of lemon and remains both creamy and decadent. 70-28 Austin St, Forest Hills, New York 11375

Ferrara Bakery & Cafe

Veteran outfit offering its famed cannoli & other Italian desserts, plus espresso, since 1892. Address: 195 Grand St, New York, NY 10013, United States Phone:+1 212-226-6150 Hours: Open today · 8AM–10PM

ChikaLicious Dessert Bar

maginative desserts served à la carte or from a fixed-price menu with optional wine pairing. Address: 203 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003, United States Phone:+1 212-475-0929

Breads Bakery

Bright, high-ceilinged bakery featuring handmade breads & baked goods, plus coffee & sandwiches. Address: 18 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003, United States Phone:+1 212-633-2253 Hours: Open today · 6:30AM–9PM

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