The name says it all; these are rich and fabulous.
Cheesecake pans are special pans for making cheesecake in. They can be round or rectangular. They have a “false bottom” on them which allows easy removal of the cake in an intact state.
This is a Roman recipe, often pointed to as an early example of cheesecake.
If you have a springform pan, you will love how it lets this come out with no worries. But it’s not worth rushing out to buy one if you don’t have one, or one that would be the appropriate size (about 7 inches / 18 cm wide, max).
This recipe uses a food processor to speed things along. You can make it manually instead if you need to.