Did you find water in your cheesecake?! No worries! We have some tips and tricks to you help prevent a soggy cheesecake in the first place and to help save one if the water has already broken the foil barrier.
If you’ve ever baked a cheesecake in a water bath or bain-marie, chances are water has seeped into the cake at least once. It’s a defeating feeling, but there is a chance the cheesecake can still be saved if water seeps into it.
WHAT IS A WATER BATH?
A water bath, also known as a bain-marie, is simply a pan with water in which another pan, dish, or pot is set. Sometimes water from the larger pan seeps into the cake.
Do you need to use a bain-marie for cheesecake? Mostly, yes.