Cheesecake is a dessert consisting primarily of a mixture based on soft, fresh cheese, eggs, and sugar. Often the crust or base is made from a graham cracker crust, pastry or sponge cake.
A cheesecake may be baked or unbaked. Cheesecake may be flavored or topped with fruit, nuts, fruit sauce and chocolate. There are various flavors of cheesecake. Cheesecake in any flavor is delicious. However, the cheesecake celebrated today is a special kind
- The cheesecake we enjoy today relies heavily on cream cheese that wasn’t invented until the 1870s. By the early 1900s, cheesecake appeared on almost every restaurant menu in New York City and soon became a nationwide sensation.
- People love to experiment with interesting cheesecake flavors like piña colada, turtle, pumpkin pecan, crème brûlée, red velvet, and today's reason to celebrate, white chocolate.
- To celebrate National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day, bake a delicious white chocolate cheesecake for your family, or pick one up from your local bakery.