8 Decadent Cheesecake Recipes To Celebrate National Cheesecake Day


It’s National Cheesecake Day today!

What more reason to indulge in this absolutely delicious dessert than today, when National Cheesecake Day is being celebrated all over! Moreover, nailing down on the history of cheesecake, it was first made in Ancient Greece, and eaten by athletes competing in the very first Olympics. So often, this day occurs close to or during the summer Olympics.

The first recorded recipe for cheesecake however comes from Greek writer, Athenaeus, in 230 AD, as pounding cheese till it’s smooth and pasty, put it in brazen sieve, add honey and flour; heat, cool and serve.

Today we know cheesecake as a dense cake with soft cheese as the primary ingredient. More in detail, Cheesecake is a dessert consisting of a topping made of soft, fresh cheese on a base made from biscuit, pastry or sponge. The topping is frequently sweetened with sugar and flavored or topped with fruit, nuts, fruit flavored drizzle and/or chocolate.

Cheesecake recipes to devour

Here’s our pick of some delectable cheesecake recipes to try and enjoy.

  1. Classic New York Cheesecake Recipes
  2. Smore’s Cheesecake Recipes
  3. Cheesecake Tarts Recipes
  4. White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipes
  5. Berry Cheesecake Recipes
  6. Lemon Cheesecake Recipes
  7. Chocolate Cheesecake Recipes
  8. No Bake Cheesecake Recipes

Find these and more indulging cheesecake recipes on Recipebridge.

Posted by RecipeBridge Staff Writer July 30th 2012
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