National Cheesecake Day is on July 30, and it is one of the creamiest days of the year. Cheesecake is a yummy dessert that is loved by many. It is a delicious dessert made with soft fresh cheese or cream cheese, eggs, and sugar. On the crust, it is made with crushed graham crackers, crushed cookies, pastry or sponge cake. There are many variations of cheesecake in different regions. For example, the Germans for their version of cheesecake use Quark and a freshly made pastry as the base. This cake is served with a thin layer of guava jelly or marmalade at Brazil.
“Because you don’t live near a bakery doesn’t mean you have to go without cheesecake.” – Hedy Lamarr
History of National Cheesecake Day
The creator or founder of National Cheesecake Day is still unknown. Cheesecakes whether baked or chilled are originated in ancient Greece, have become a leading dessert at restaurants and bakeries around the world. It has been believed that the earliest attested mention of this cake is by Greek physician Aegimus, he wrote a book on the art of making cheesecakes and in the year 1912 James Kraft produced a form of pasteurized cream cheese. James Kraft got the Philadelphia trademark In the year 1928 and marketed pasteurized Philadelphia Cream Cheese it is the most regularly used cheese for cheesecake nowadays. Cheesecakes can be produced baked or unbaked, and these cheesecakes are mostly topped with fruit, chocolate or whipped cream. Cheesecakes can be flavored. There are different flavors in which cheesecakes can be prepared like blueberry, strawberry, lemon, orange, raspberry, pumpkin, chocolate, or toffee.
Other Celebrations on July 30
July 30 is also celebrated as
- National Talk In An Elevator Day
- System Administrator Appreciation Day
- National Father-In-Law Day
- Paperback Book Day
How to Celebrate Cheesecake Day
Celebrate National Cheesecake Day With a big slice of cheesecake, either bake the cheesecake at home, or you can have your favorite cheesecake at restaurants with your friends and family as many restaurants and bakeshops have cheesecake specials on their menus on Cheesecake Day. Share pictures with cheesecake on Cheesecake Day on social media with the hashtag #CheesecakeDay.
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