Also cheese cake . a cake having a firm custardlike texture, made with cream cheese, cottage cheese, or both, and sometimes topped with a jamlike fruit mixture.
Informal.Also called leg art. photographs featuring scantily clothed attractive women.
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How to use cheesecake in a sentence
Her books are so meaty — I like to savor them slowly — like cheesecake!The all-time best summer books, according to our readers | Stephanie Merry | May 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Serve each slice of cheesecake topped with a mound of the strawberries.This one-bowl cheesecake is light as a cloud, but still rich and creamy | Ellie Krieger | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Traditionally made with skim or low-fat milk, skyr is healthful too, making it a natural fit as the foundation of a fabulous, lightened-up cheesecake.This one-bowl cheesecake is light as a cloud, but still rich and creamy | Ellie Krieger | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Adam Coghlan, editor, Eater LondonBasque cheesecake, known for its nearly burnt top from baking at high temperatures, has that perfect balance of creamy texture, cheesy tang, and caramel-like, dulce de leche-like flavors that I love.
When he served his tofu cheesecake, some of his customers spat it out, convinced that it contained dairy products.David Mintz, inventor of Tofutti nondairy ice cream, dies at 89 | Matt Schudel | March 5, 2021 | Washington Post
The heyday of cheesecake photos has cycled back around and is again en mode.
cheesecake photos of Ann Coulter abound, and everywhere you look the NRA is urging you to “Stand and Fight!”
The Republicans all waited to eat their cheesecake while diligently devouring their greens.Comedy of Errors at the Republicans’ March on Washington Celebration | Ben Jacobs | August 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I guess because people at the cheesecake Factory just like to sit there and sit there after consuming those 5,000-calorie meals.
Well, in one sense, any person is “free” to eat as much Snickers-bar cheesecake as he likes.The Freedom to Be Fat? The Politics of Movie Popcorn, Obama, and the FDA | Michael Tomasky | April 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Use an oblong pan similar to that used in making cheesecake.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book | Mary A. Wilson
She laughed, jollily, at the recollection, and pressed a cheesecake on Toni with a heartiness there was no resisting.The Making of a Soul | Kathlyn Rhodes
Her costume was no feminine fluff; cheesecake, of which she presumably didn't have much, was not on display, either.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
We wanted mamma to have one cheesecake and Haddie and I to divide the other between us.The Carved Lions | Mrs. Molesworth
Mrs. Bertrand next offered her a cheesecake, which Betty ate voraciously.Tales And Novels, Volume 1 (of 10) | Maria Edgeworth
British Dictionary definitions for cheesecake
a rich tart with a biscuit base, filled with a mixture of cream cheese, cream, sugar, and often sultanas, sometimes having a fruit topping
slang women displayed for their sex appeal, as in photographs in magazines, newspapers, or films: Compare beefcake
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