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Is cheesecake really cake, or is it pie?

It's cake, dammit.
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No, it's misnamed. It's pie!
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POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Jenise » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:56 pm

Forget the fact that there's 'cake' in the name. It's flat, it's short, there's usually a crust and you cut it into wedges. However, it is made with flour and eggs. Cake or pie?

Have to admit, I tend to think of it more as pie.
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Shaji M » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:22 pm

Pie, I say. Clear demarcation of crust and contents say pie. Lemon bars like I said in another post is probably a kind of pie too..the kind I like to have on vacations! :D
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Robin Garr » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:25 pm

You left out the "Other" option. It's cheesecake! Sui generis! That's like asking "is cannoli a cake or a pie?" :lol:
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Daisy D » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:27 pm

I vote pie. Crust? Yes. Eggs? Yes. Flour? No.

Even if I didn't ignore the fact that 'cake' is in the name, when I think about cake cheesecake doesn't immediately come to mind. But when I think of pie, cheesecake doesn't immediately come to mind then either. It's almost an entity to itself. But that wasn't an option.
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Howie Hart » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:29 pm

It's dessert!
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Robert Reynolds » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:39 pm

Who cares? It's cheesecake! :lol:
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Mike Filigenzi » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:28 am

It's a custard pie. A delicious, delicious custard pie....
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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Doug Surplus » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:41 am

Robert Reynolds wrote:Who cares? It's cheesecake! :lol:


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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Jenise » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:59 am

Robin Garr wrote:You left out the "Other" option. It's cheesecake! Sui generis! That's like asking "is cannoli a cake or a pie?" :lol:


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Re: POLL: Is Cheesecake a cake or a pie?

by Karen/NoCA » Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:01 pm

The debate goes on, but it is a custard pie or some say a torte. I say who cares.....eat it and enjoy. :D

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