Learn how to give your cheesecake a beautiful swirl in just four easy steps.
November 18, 2010
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Give Your Cheesecake a Swirl
No need for intimidation! An elegant swirl on top of your cheesecake is easier to make than it looks. We guide you through it step-by-step using our December 2010 cover recipe, Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake, but the technique can be duplicated for other cheesecakes as well.
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Cook cranberries until they pop.
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Puree the mixture in a food processor.
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Dollop puree on batter as shown.
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Swirl topping with knife; make a few passes for a bold design or several for an intricate, feathery effect.