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English definition of “cheesecake”


noun [C or U] (FOOD)    /ˈtʃiːz.keɪk/
a cake made from a layer of biscuit , or a sweet pastry base , covered with soft cheese , eggs , sugar , and sometimes fruit : lemon / almond cheesecakePastry and piesCakes
(Definition of cheesecake noun (FOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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