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The Aga and the cheesecake...

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lirael Thu 04-Apr-13 21:13:17

Aga owners please advise. I want to cook a baked cheesecake. Recipe says 160 degrees. I have a two oven Aga. Would you cook it at the bottom of the roasting oven with the cold plain shelf in, or risk the top of the simmering oven?

I love my Aga most of the time, but anything that needs cooking around Gas Mark 3-4 does my head in!

ohforfoxsake Thu 04-Apr-13 21:16:18

I'd put it on the shelf on the bottom of the roasting oven with the plain shelf over it.

lirael Thu 04-Apr-13 23:36:49

Do you normally put the plain shelf just above (if the thing being cooked isn't going to rise)?

ohforfoxsake Fri 05-Apr-13 07:01:56

I would. Normally it's recommended on the second set of runners down, but I'd put it closer to be safe.

lirael Mon 08-Apr-13 22:03:17

Well it went brown very quickly and cracked - I put it in the lower oven for 20 minutes or so to firm up and then left it in with the door open for a while. Didn't look great but tasted fine!

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