WATCH: Nuns’ Upscale Cheesecake Helps Support Monastery

In this Thursday, July 16, 2015 photo, Sister Pat mixes batter for cheesecake on Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Cambridge, N.Y. The nuns of New Skete lead a cloistered life marked by prayer, contemplation and baking cheesecakes, lot’s of cheesecake. The small group of fiercely self-reliant nuns in upstate New York have long sold cheesecakes online, continuing a centuries-old tradition of monastic orders producing fine foods to pay expenses. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
In this Thursday, July 16, 2015 photo, Sister Pat mixes batter for cheesecake on Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Cambridge, N.Y. The nuns of New Skete lead a cloistered life marked by prayer, contemplation and baking cheesecakes, lot’s of cheesecake. The small group of fiercely self-reliant nuns in upstate New York have long sold cheesecakes online, continuing a centuries-old tradition of monastic orders producing fine foods to pay expenses. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

The nuns of New Skete gather in the morning and evening to sing prayers. Hours in between, on many days, are devoted to making hundreds of cheesecakes. (July 24)

SOURCE: AP

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