How Long Does Cheesecake Last (Freshly Baked)?


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1 week
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2-3 months


Shelf Life Tips

  • How long does cheesecake last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep freshly baked cheesecake refrigerated.
  • How long can cheesecake be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; cheesecake should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature.
  • How long does cheesecake last in the fridge? Freshly baked cheesecake will keep for about 1 week in the fridge; refrigerate covered loosely with aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
  • Can you freeze cheesecake? Yes, to freeze: wrap cheesecake tightly with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place in heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • How long does cheesecake last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 2 to 3 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - cheesecake that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if cheesecake is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the cheesecake: discard any that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the cheesecake.

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