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What Is Bile Cheesecake? The Most Yuck Cheesecake, Ever!

Norah Clark
Bile cheesecake

As a chef with years of experience in the culinary industry, I can say that bile cheesecake is undoubtedly one of the most bizarre ingredients to put in a cheesecake, bile cheesecake takes the cake, literally.

The recipe involves boiling liver and gallbladder of the animal and soaking it overnight.

What Bile Cheesecake Is

Bile cheesecake is not something for the faint of heart. This cheesecake has a peculiar taste and texture reminiscent of bile.

As you might guess, that’s where it got its name. Bile cheesecake recipe includes animal bile, cream cheese, sugar, and various spices.

It’s a mixture that can turn even the strongest stomach.

Mythical Beasts and Bile Cheesecake

If you are wondering why anyone would even think of making such a dish, look no further than Good Mythical Morning.

Rhett and Link, creators of the show, hosted the Grossest Food Ever episode. In it, they gave the award for grossest food moment to bile cheesecake.

From there, bile cheesecake gained its fame and a cult following on the internet.

The Unofficial Subreddit

Bile cheesecake has its unofficial subreddit called “r/goodmythicalmorning,” where fans have shared their bile creations and experiments.

If you’re brave enough, take a look at the subreddit and see the variety of bile cheesecake recipes people have come up with over the years.

Not For The Faint of Heart

If you’re considering making bile cheesecake, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Firstly, it’s incredibly foul-tasting and has a nauseating smell that lingers for hours.

The cake is also quite bitter, thanks to the bile, and has a slimy texture.

Secondly, it’s vital to source bile ethically and safely. Many unscrupulous sellers of animal parts engage in cruel practices. So keep that in mind.

Up For A Challenge?

Bile cheesecake is not for everyone.

But if you are a fan of trying wild and unusual foods, it might be worth giving it a go. Just remember to do it safely and ethically.

Who knows, you could be the next bile cheesecake master chef… like me!


Is bile cheesecake safe to eat?

If prepared correctly using safe and ethical sources of bile, bile cheesecake should be safe to eat. However, as with all unusual foods, it’s essential to proceed with caution and seek medical attention if any adverse reactions occur.

Where did bile cheesecake originate?

Bile cheesecake originated on the internet and gained popularity thanks to Rhett and Link’s Good Mythical Morning show.

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Norah Clark

Norah Clark, Editor of Boyd Hampers! Norah is a food writer with over a decade of experience in hospitality as a pastry chef, sous chef, and barista; former chef at the Savoy Hotel, Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons and Plaza Hotel.

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