Today is National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day! A Greek
writer named Athenaeus recorded the oldest surviving cheesecake recipe.
The ancient dessert called for just three ingredients—cheese, honey, and
flour. Despite its simplicity, the Greeks believed that cheesecake had
special powers. Brides and grooms ate it as wedding cake, and athletes
enjoyed it before the first Olympic games in 776 BC!
The cheesecake we know and love today relies heavily on cream cheese,
which 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
To celebrate National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day, bake a delicious white chocolate cheesecake or pick one up from your local bakery!
I love any kind of cheesecake!
Mmmm... cheesecake! I need to stop browsing this site late at night. I'm hungry now lol
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